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Province of Bergamo, Region Lombardy, Italy

The Province of Bergamo lies in central-eastern Lombardy, bordered to the west by the Brembo river, the Adda river to the southwest, Lake Iseo and the Oglio river to the east.

The Comuni in the province of Bergamo

province of Bergamo

Info

Area: 2722 km² -- Population: about 1,045,000 inhabitants -- Zip/postal codes: from 240xx to 24100 -- Phone Area Codes: 035, 0345, 0346, 0363, 02, 030 -- Car Plate: BG -- Communes: 244 communes -- Official website: www.provincia.bergamo.it

Territory and Economy

The altitude varies greatly from 3050 to 32 metres a.s.l., with the mountains and the valleys Brembana, Seriana and Cavallina to the north, while the south consists mostly of lowlands, cultivated with corn, rice and vineyards. Apart from agriculture and the breeding of poultry, swines and sheep, the economy is based on small and medium-sized industries. Since very early mediaeval times, masons from this area were famous all over Italy.

Where to stay

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