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Comune di Vendrogno
Vendrogno is located in Italy
Location of Vendrogno in Italy
Coordinates: 46°2′N 9°20′E / 46.033°N 9.333°E / 46.033; 9.333Coordinates: 46°2′N 9°20′E / 46.033°N 9.333°E / 46.033; 9.333
Country Italy
Region Lombardy
Province Province of Lecco (LC)
Frazioni Bruga, Camaggiore, Inesio, Noceno, Mornico, Mosnico, Sanico
 • Mayor Cesare Galli (Muggisca - Il Nostro territorio)
 • Total 11.7 km2 (4.5 sq mi)
Population (Dec. 2011)
 • Total 329
 • Density 28/km2 (73/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 23838
Dialing code 0341
Website Official website

Vendrogno is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Lecco in the Italian region Lombardy, located about 60 kilometres (37 mi) north of Milan and about 20 kilometres (12 mi) north of Lecco. The location is particularly known for its accessibility from the main valley Valsassina, 4 km distant by the municipality of Taceno, and the second main lake of the country Lario (Lago di Como) 8 km distant by the municipality of Bellano. The downtown is mainly composed by frazione Bruga, representing the core of the old city, once hosting the city hall and the post office. On the wall above the entrance of the old post office it is located the screen decated to the Italian irredentism hero Cesare Battisti. According with the screen statement, it seems Cesare Battisti had relatives in the town of Vendrogno, to which he stopped by before being back Trento and dying in the First World War. The downtown is placed on a natural highland, surrounded by a middle-alp vegetation. Old chestnuts, wildnuts and abandoned "ronchi" (land terraces once decated to viticulture), are the current witnesses of past agricultural activities, actually abandoned but still partially undertaken by some passioned residents, in which properties it is also possible to find olive trees. The location of the downtown offers a panoramic views of northern Grignas alps. Along the profile of Grignas, it is possible to distinguish on south-west the devil-like shape of "il frate e la monaca" and on north-west the giant Albiga mount's Linden tree: two crucial points spacing south to north the whole shape of this short alp chain, in between the sight of Valsassina valley and of lake Lario respectively.

As of 31 December 2011, it had a population of 329 and an area of 11.7 square kilometres (4.5 sq mi).[1]

The municipality of Vendrogno contains the frazioni (subdivisions, mainly villages and hamlets) Bruga, Camaggiore, Inesio, Noceno, Mornico, Mosnico, and Sanico.

Vendrogno borders the following municipalities: Bellano, Casargo, Dervio, Parlasco, Taceno, Tremenico.

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

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