Vaprio d'Adda

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Vaprio d'Adda
Comune
Comune di Vaprio d'Adda
The river Adda from Vaprio d’Adda.
The river Adda from Vaprio d’Adda.
Coat of arms of Vaprio d'Adda
Coat of arms
Vaprio d'Adda is located in Italy
Vaprio d'Adda
Vaprio d'Adda
Location of Vaprio d'Adda in Italy
Coordinates: 45°35′N 9°32′E / 45.583°N 9.533°E / 45.583; 9.533Coordinates: 45°35′N 9°32′E / 45.583°N 9.533°E / 45.583; 9.533
Country Italy
Region Lombardy
Province / Metropolitan city Milan (MI)
Government
 • Mayor Andrea Benvenuto Beretta
Area
 • Total 7.05 km2 (2.72 sq mi)
Elevation 161 m (528 ft)
Population (31 December 2015)[1]
 • Total 8,808
 • Density 1,200/km2 (3,200/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Vapriesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 20069
Dialing code 02
Website Official website

Vaprio d'Adda is a comune (municipality) in the Metropolitan City of Milan in the Italian region Lombardy, about 30 kilometres (19 mi) northeast of Milan.

Vaprio d'Adda borders the following municipalities: Trezzo sull'Adda, Capriate San Gervasio, Grezzago, Canonica d'Adda, Pozzo d'Adda, Cassano d'Adda, Fara Gera d'Adda.

Main sights[edit]

  • Remains of the church of San Bernardino.
  • Romanesque church of San Colombano (12th-century)
  • Villa Melzi, where Leonardo da Vinci resided for a while when studying channelling of waters in the Milanese area. It includes a fresco of Madonna with Child attributed to him or his school.

References[edit]

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

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