|Comune di Chiuduno|
Location of Chiuduno in Italy
|Coordinates: 45°39′N 9°51′E / 45.650°N 9.850°ECoordinates: 45°39′N 9°51′E / 45.650°N 9.850°E|
|Province / Metropolitan city||Bregamo (BG)|
|• Mayor||Stefano Locatelli (2011)|
|• Total||6.6 km2 (2.5 sq mi)|
|Elevation||218 m (715 ft)|
|Population (Dec. 2004)|
|• Density||810/km2 (2,100/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|Patron saint||Assumption of Mary|
|Saint day||August, 15th|
Chiuduno is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Bergamo, in Italian region of Lombardy; Chiuduno is located about 60 kilometres (37 mi) northeast of Milan and about 15 kilometres (9 mi) southeast of Bergamo, midway between the Bergamo plain and the Valcalepio.
The settlement has Gaulish origins, and was later a Roman centre as Claudunum on the road between Bergamo and Brescia. It is however mentioned for the first time in a document from 795, and in the Middle Ages it developed and received a fortress.
- Castle (9th century), of which only a tower and other parts remain.
- Another fortification on the border with the territory of Carobbio degli Angeli (now Suardi villa, 17th century).
- All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.