|Comune di Piazzatorre|
A view of Piazzatorre during summer
Location of Piazzatorre in Italy
|Coordinates: 46°0′N 9°41′E / 46.000°N 9.683°ECoordinates: 46°0′N 9°41′E / 46.000°N 9.683°E|
|Province / Metropolitan city||Province of Bergamo (BG)|
|• Total||23.6 km2 (9.1 sq mi)|
|Elevation||868 m (2,848 ft)|
|Population (Dec. 2004)|
|• Density||20/km2 (52/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
Piazzatorre 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 35 kilometres (22 mi) north of Bergamo. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 475 and an area of 23.6 square kilometres (9.1 sq mi).
In the territory of Piazzotorre exists the ski area of Torcole.
The first tourist member of the upper class of Milan began to arrive in Piazzotorre at the beginning of 20th century. Until the 1940s of the past century there was only summer tourism but due to the development of Torcole Ski Area winter tourism began in Piazzatorre
- All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.