Comune di Sant'Olcese


Location of Sant'Olcese in Italy

Coordinates: 44°28′N 8°58′E / 44.467°N 8.967°E / 44.467; 8.967Coordinates: 44°28′N 8°58′E / 44.467°N 8.967°E / 44.467; 8.967
Country Italy
Region Liguria
Province / Metropolitan city Province of Genoa (GE)
Frazioni Manesseno, Comago, Arvigo, Torrazza, Casanova, Trensasco, Piccarello, Vicomorasso
  Total 21.9 km2 (8.5 sq mi)
Elevation 300 m (1,000 ft)
Population (Dec. 2004)
  Total 5,945
  Density 270/km2 (700/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Santolcesini
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 16010
Dialing code 010
Website Official website

Sant'Olcese is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Genoa in the Italian region of Liguria, located about 6 kilometres (4 mi) north of Genoa. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 5,945 and an area of 21.9 square kilometres (8.5 sq mi).[1]

The municipality of Sant'Olcese contains the frazioni (subdivisions, mainly villages and hamlets) Manesseno, Comago, Arvigo, Torrazza, Casanova, Trensasco, Piccarello, and Vicomorasso.

At Comago, the Comune holds the Park & c. 1850 Victorian English country house, the Villa Serra.

This house, built by the Marquis F. Orso Serra, an Anglophile, is one of very few Victorian period English country house designs to be found in Italy. The Park is a member of the Great Gardens of Italy Foundation (Grandi Giardini Italiani) and is open to the public.

Sant'Olcese borders the following municipalities: Genoa, Montoggio, Serra Riccò.

Demographic evolution

Twin towns — Sister cities

Sant'Olcese is twinned with:


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