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Region: Lombardy
Province: Sondrio (SO)
Location: 46.1667/46°10' N lat.
9.8667/9°52' W long.
Area: 20 km²
Population: 21,417
Population density: 1,071/km²
Fractions: Triangia, Moroni, S. Anna, Ponchiera
Elevation:
Postal code: 23100
Area/distance code: 0342
ISTAT code: 014061
Fiscal code: I829
Name of habitants: Sondriese sing.
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Website: www.comune.sondrio.so.it

Sondrio (Latin Sundrium) is a town in the Province of Sondrio, in the region Lombardy in Italy. Sondrio town counts 21,642 inhabitants (2001) and is located in the northern part of Lombardy just in the very centre of Valtellina. Regions of Italy Provisions for at least some degree of regional autonomy were made in the 1948 constitution, which states the constitutions role is; recoginize, protect and promote local autonomy, that State level services have the greatest decentralization, and adapt the principles and laws establishing autonomy and decentralization. ... Lombardy (in Italian Lombardia) is a region in northern Italy between the Alps and the Po Valley. ... In Italy, the province (in Italian: provincia) is an administrative division of an intermediate level, between municipality (comune) and region (Regione). ... Sondrio (It. ... Prior to 1994 and resuming in 1999, Italian automobile license plates bear an alphabetic code which tells in which region the automobile was registered. ... This article explains the meaning of area as a physical quantity. ... Elevation has several related meanings: Geography The elevation of a geographic location is its height above mean sea level (or possibly some other fixed point). ... Here are a list of postal codes in Italy: Lazio 00000-00999 00010 - San Gregorio da Sassola, SAN POLO DEI CAVALIERI, GALLICANO NEL LAZIO, POLI, SANTANGELO ROMANO, CASAPE, MARCELLINA, MONTEFLAVIO, MONTELIBRETTI, MONTORIO ROMANO, MORICONE 00012 - GUIDONIA MONTECELIO 00013 - MENTANA 00015 - MONTEROTONDO 00017 - NEROLA 00018 - PALOMBARA SABINA 00019 - Tivoli 00020... Here are a list of area codes in Italy. ... ISTAT may refer to: the International Society of Transport Aircraft Trading, an aircraft standards organization. ... Sondrio (It. ... Lombardy (in Italian Lombardia) is a region in northern Italy between the Alps and the Po Valley. ... Lombardy (in Italian Lombardia) is a region in northern Italy between the Alps and the Po Valley. ... A view of Valtellina The church of Tresivio Valtellina (German Veltlin) is a valley in the Lombardy region of northern Italy, bordering Switzerland. ...


Bounding communes

(in counterclockwise order)

  • Albosaggia
  • Caiolo
  • Castione
  • Andevenno
  • Faedo Valtellino
  • Montagna in Valtellina
  • Spriana
  • Torre Santa Maria

Its name came from the Latin Sundrium that was a kind of private property of lands cultivated directly by the landlord and his subjects.


These lands are now cultivated with wineyards and the most famous are Sassella and Grumello. Wine represents one of the main resources of this region together with tourism, especially in winter.


The heart of Sondrio is its central Garibaldi Square. Not far from it is the Palazzo Sassi that is home of the Art and History Museum of Valtellina.


External links

  • Official page
  • Map and aerial photos
  • Coordinates: 46° 10′ 0″ N 9° 52′ 0″ E

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SONDRIO - LoveToKnow Article on SONDRIO (86 words)
, a town of Lombardy, Italy, capital of the province of Sondrio, in the Valtellina, 1140 ft. above sea-level, on the river Adda, 26 m.
The Valtellina, of which Sondrio is the capital, produces a considerable quantity of red wine.
Above the town to the north rise the snowclad peaks of the Bernina group.
Sondrio - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (157 words)
Sondrio (Latin Sundrium) is a town in the Province of Sondrio, in the region Lombardy in Italy.
Sondrio town counts 21,642 inhabitants (2001) and is located in the northern part of Lombardy just in the very centre of Valtellina.
The heart of Sondrio is its central Garibaldi Square.
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