Comune di Casnigo


Location of Casnigo in Italy

Coordinates: 45°49′N 9°52′E / 45.817°N 9.867°E / 45.817; 9.867Coordinates: 45°49′N 9°52′E / 45.817°N 9.867°E / 45.817; 9.867
Country Italy
Region Lombardy
Province / Metropolitan city Province of Bergamo (BG)
Frazioni Serio, Colle Bondo, Barbata, Grumello, Case Sparse
  Total 49.5 km2 (19.1 sq mi)
Elevation 514 m (1,686 ft)
Population (Dec. 2004)
  Total 3,346
  Density 68/km2 (180/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Casnighesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 24020
Dialing code 035
Website Official website

Casnigo is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Bergamo in the Italian region of Lombardy, located about 70 kilometres (43 mi) northeast of Milan and about 20 kilometres (12 mi) northeast of Bergamo. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 3,346 and an area of 49.5 square kilometres (19.1 sq mi).[1]

The municipality of Casnigo contains the frazioni (subdivisions, mainly villages and hamlets) Serio, Colle Bondo, Barbata, Grumello, and Case Sparse (partially; the other part lies in Colzate).

Casnigo borders the following municipalities: Gandino, Cazzano Sant'Andrea, Vertova, Colzate, Ponte Nossa, Cene, Gorno, Fiorano al Serio.


The city council of Casnigo has claimed the title "homeland of the Baghèt"[2] (the Lombardy bagpipe), as the last traditional player of the instrument was the local Giacomo Ruggeri Casnigo (1905–1990).

Demographic evolution


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

External links

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