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Comune di Morterone
Morterone is located in Italy
Location of Morterone in Italy
Coordinates: 45°52′N 9°29′E / 45.867°N 9.483°E / 45.867; 9.483Coordinates: 45°52′N 9°29′E / 45.867°N 9.483°E / 45.867; 9.483
Country Italy
Region Lombardy
Province Province of Lecco (LC)
 • Total 13.8 km2 (5.3 sq mi)
Elevation 1,070 m (3,510 ft)
Population (June 2016)
 • Total 32
 • Density 2.3/km2 (6.0/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Morteronesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 23811
Dialing code 0341

Morterone is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Lecco in the Italian region Lombardy, located about 50 kilometres (31 mi) northeast of Milan and about 7 kilometres (4 mi) northeast of Lecco. For its population of 33 persons, it was considered the smallest of any comune (municipality) in Italy – in an area of 13.8 square kilometres (5.3 sq mi).[1] For this record is competing with the comune (municipality) of Pedesina, that in the past years had even fewer inhabitants. In 2016 Morterone with its 32 residents became again the smallest Italian comune.

Morterone borders the following municipalities: Ballabio, Brumano, Cassina Valsassina, Cremeno, Lecco, Moggio, Vedeseta.

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Twin towns[edit]

Morterone is twinned with:


  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.