Sant'Olcese

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Sant'Olcese

Sant'Orçeise
Comune di Sant'Olcese
Sant'Olcese
Sant'Olcese
Location of Sant'Olcese
Sant'Olcese is located in Italy
Sant'Olcese
Sant'Olcese
Location of Sant'Olcese in Italy
Sant'Olcese is located in Liguria
Sant'Olcese
Sant'Olcese
Sant'Olcese (Liguria)
Coordinates: 44°28′N 8°58′E / 44.467°N 8.967°E / 44.467; 8.967Coordinates: 44°28′N 8°58′E / 44.467°N 8.967°E / 44.467; 8.967
CountryItaly
RegionLiguria
Metropolitan cityGenoa (GE)
FrazioniManesseno, Comago, Arvigo, Torrazza, Casanova, Trensasco, Piccarello, Vicomorasso
Area
 • Total21.9 km2 (8.5 sq mi)
Elevation
300 m (1,000 ft)
Population
(Dec. 2004)
 • Total5,945
 • Density270/km2 (700/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Santolcesini
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
16010
Dialing code010
WebsiteOfficial website

Sant'Olcese (Ligurian: Sant'Orçeise) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Genoa in the Italian region of Liguria, located about 6 kilometres (4 mi) north of Genoa. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 5,945 and an area of 21.9 square kilometres (8.5 sq mi).[1]

The municipality of Sant'Olcese contains the frazioni (subdivisions, mainly villages and hamlets) Manesseno, Comago, Arvigo, Torrazza, Casanova, Trensasco, Piccarello, and Vicomorasso.

At Comago, the Comune holds the Park & c. 1850 Victorian English country house, the Villa Serra.

This house, built by the Marquis F. Orso Serra, an Anglophile, is one of very few Victorian period English country house designs to be found in Italy.[citation needed] The Park is a member of the Great Gardens of Italy Foundation (Grandi Giardini Italiani)[citation needed] and is open to the public.

Sant'Olcese borders the following municipalities: Genoa, Montoggio, Serra Riccò.

Demographic evolution[edit]

Twin towns — sister cities[edit]

Sant'Olcese is twinned with:

References[edit]

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

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