Pellio Intelvi

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Pellio Intelvi
Comune di Pellio Intelvi
Coat of arms of Pellio Intelvi
Coat of arms
Pellio Intelvi is located in Italy
Pellio Intelvi
Pellio Intelvi
Location of Pellio Intelvi in Italy
Coordinates: 45°59′N 9°4′E / 45.983°N 9.067°E / 45.983; 9.067Coordinates: 45°59′N 9°4′E / 45.983°N 9.067°E / 45.983; 9.067
Country Italy
Region Lombardy
Province / Metropolitan city Como (CO)
 • Mayor Elda Lanfranconi
 • Total 10.2 km2 (3.9 sq mi)
Elevation 1,010 m (3,310 ft)
Population (31 December 2004)[1]
 • Total 938
 • Density 92/km2 (240/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 22020
Dialing code 031

Pellio Intelvi is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Como in the Italian region Lombardy, located about 60 kilometres (37 mi) north of Milan and about 20 kilometres (12 mi) north of Como, on the border with Switzerland. It is divided in two distinct centers, Pellio Inferiore (or Pelsotto) and Pellio Superiore (Pelsopra).

Pellio Intelvi borders the following municipalities: Arogno (Switzerland), Laino, Lanzo d'Intelvi, Ramponio Verna, Rovio (Switzerland), San Fedele Intelvi.

It is the birthplace of the Baroque sculptor Ercole Ferrata and of the architects Domenico Corbellini (18th century) and Carlo Lurago.

Main sights[edit]

  • Baroque Oratory of the Madonna del Fiume
  • Church of St. George, with Baroque frescoes and stuccoes
  • Church of St Michael Archangel

Demographic evolution[edit]


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