Romano di Lombardia

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Romano di Lombardia
Città di Romano di Lombardia
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Coat of arms of Romano di Lombardia
Coat of arms
Location of Romano di Lombardia
Romano di Lombardia is located in Italy
Romano di Lombardia
Romano di Lombardia
Location of Romano di Lombardia in Italy
Romano di Lombardia is located in Lombardy
Romano di Lombardia
Romano di Lombardia
Romano di Lombardia (Lombardy)
Coordinates: 45°31′N 9°45′E / 45.517°N 9.750°E / 45.517; 9.750
CountryItaly
RegionLombardy
ProvinceBergamo (BG)
FrazioniBradalesco, San Lorenzo al Portico, Albarotto
Government
 • MayorSebastiano Nicoli
Area
 • Total18.0 km2 (6.9 sq mi)
Elevation
120 m (390 ft)
Population
 (December 2017 [2])[3]
 • Total20,486
 • Density1,100/km2 (2,900/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Romanesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
24058
Dialing code0363
WebsiteOfficial website

Romano di Lombardia (Bergamasque: Romà) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Bergamo in the Italian region of Lombardy, located about 45 kilometres (28 mi) east of Milan and about 20 kilometres (12 mi) southeast of Bergamo. It received the honorary title of city with a presidential decree on September 17, 1962.

Romano di Lombardia borders the following municipalities: Bariano, Cologno al Serio, Cortenuova, Covo, Fara Olivana con Sola, Fornovo San Giovanni, Martinengo, Morengo.

Tenor Giovanni Battista Rubini was a native of Romano di Lombardia, as were sculptor Giovan Battista Caniana, journalist Daniele Martinelli, and cyclist Vittorio Seghezzi.

Main sights[edit]

  • Rocca (castle)
  • Palazzo della Ragione' (13th century), with frescoed halls and a portico once housing the fish market, of probably Roman origins, as well as another Gothic portico dating to the 15th century and commissioned by Bartolomeo Colleoni.
  • Basilica of San Defendente (16th century)
  • Countryside church of St. Joseph, one of the most ancient in the area (known from the 12th century)
  • Baroque sanctuary of Madonna della Fontana

Transport[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
  3. ^ "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.

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