Soldano, Liguria

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Soldano
Comune
Comune di Soldano
Soldano Cian.JPG
Soldano is located in Italy
Soldano
Soldano
Location of Soldano in Italy
Coordinates: 43°50′N 7°39′E / 43.833°N 7.650°E / 43.833; 7.650Coordinates: 43°50′N 7°39′E / 43.833°N 7.650°E / 43.833; 7.650
Country Italy
Region Liguria
Province / Metropolitan city Imperia (IM)
Frazioni San Martino
Area
 • Total 3.58 km2 (1.38 sq mi)
Elevation 80 m (260 ft)
Population (31 May 2007)[1]
 • Total 879
 • Density 250/km2 (640/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Soldanelli
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 18036
Dialing code 0184
Patron saint John the Baptist
Saint day 24 June

Soldano is a town and comune in the province of Imperia, Liguria (Italy).

History[edit]

On 21 April 1686, the representants of eight villages, Camporosso, Vallebona, Vallecrosia, San Biagio della Cima, Sasso, Soldano, Borghetto San Nicolò and Bordighera had a meeting in order to build what they called "Magnifica Comunità degli Otto Luoghi", which can be translated as: "The magnificent community of the eight villages". Their goal was to gain independence from the nearby rival city of Ventimiglia.[2]

Demographic evolution[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
  2. ^ Gandolfo, Andrea (2005). La provincia di Imperia: storia, arti, tradizioni. 1. Blu edizioni.