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Comune di Pigra
Pigra is located in Italy
Location of Pigra in Italy
Coordinates: 45°57′N 9°7′E / 45.950°N 9.117°E / 45.950; 9.117Coordinates: 45°57′N 9°7′E / 45.950°N 9.117°E / 45.950; 9.117
Country Italy
Region Lombardy
Province Province of Como (CO)
 • Total 4.3 km2 (1.7 sq mi)
Elevation 881 m (2,890 ft)
Population (Dec. 2004)
 • Total 294
 • Density 68/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 22020
Dialing code 031

Pigra is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Como in the Italian region Lombardy, located about 50 kilometres (31 mi) north of Milan and about 15 kilometres (9 mi) north of Como. Located at 881 metres (2,890 ft) above sea level, with a panoramic view on Lake Como, the town is accessible by paved road from Argegno, winds along the Valle d'Intelvi and by cable railway, which in five minutes exceeds a drop of 540 metres (1,770 ft), allowing access to the village directly from Argegno. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 294 and an area of 4.3 square kilometres (1.7 sq mi).[1]

Pigra borders the following municipalities: Argegno, Blessagno, Colonno, Dizzasco, Laino.

Demographic evolution[edit]


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