Bellagio

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Bellagio
Comune di Bellagio
Skyline of Bellagio
Coat of arms of Bellagio
Coat of arms
Location of Bellagio
Bellagio is located in Italy
Bellagio
Bellagio
Location of Bellagio in Italy
Bellagio is located in Lombardy
Bellagio
Bellagio
Bellagio (Lombardy)
Coordinates: 45°59′N 09°15′E / 45.983°N 9.250°E / 45.983; 9.250
CountryItaly
RegionLombardy
ProvinceComo (CO)
FrazioniAureggio, Begola, Borgo, Breno, Brogno, Cagnanica, Casate, Cascine Gallasco, Cassinott, Cernobbio, Chevrio, Civenna, Costaprada, Crotto, Guello, Guggiate, Loppia, Makallé, Neer, Oliverio, Paum, Pescallo, Piano Rancio, Prà Filippo, Regatola, Rovenza, San Giovanni, San Primo, San Vito, Scegola, Suira, Taronico, Vergonese, Visgnola
Government
 • MayorAngelo Barindelli
Area
 • Total26 km2 (10 sq mi)
Elevation
229 m (751 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total3,747
 • Density140/km2 (370/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Bellagini (it.); Belagìn (west.lmo.)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
22021
Dialing code031
Patron saintSaint James
Saint day25 July
WebsiteOfficial website

Bellagio is a small town on the shores of Lake Como in northern Italy. The southern part of Lake Como is split into two branches by a peninsula. The peninsula is shaped like a triangle. Bellagio is on the northern tip of the peninsula. In 2017 about 3,700 people lived in Bellagio. The Ancient Romans called the town Bilacus.[2][3]

Twin towns[change | change source]

Bellagio is twinned with:[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. http://www.demo.istat.it/pop2017/index3.html; Istat; retrieved: 9 September 2017.
  2. ISTAT (Italian Institute of Statistics). Bellagio. Retrieved 27 November 2017 (Italian).
  3. Macri, Rosmarie (2015). Fascinating Lake Como: travel guide for discoverers. Troubador Publishing Ltd. pp. 130–135. ISBN 978-1-78462-962-5.
  4. AICCRE (Associazione italiana del Consiglio dei Comuni e delle Regioni d'Europa). Gemellaggi della Regione Lombardia. Retrieved 27 November 2017 (Italian).

Other websites[change | change source]

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