Samiksha Jaiswal

Mezzegra

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Country  Italy
Frazioni  Azzano, Giulino
Demonym(s)  Mezzegresi
Area  3.41 km²
Postal code  22010
Region  Lombardy
Province / Metropolitan city  Province of Como (CO)
Elevation  206 m (676 ft)
Time zone  CET (UTC+1)
Local time  Monday 2:28 PM
Province  Province of Como
Dialling code  0344
Mezzegra
Weather  19°C, Wind SW at 14 km/h, 54% Humidity

Mezzegra e il lago di como


Mezzegra is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Como in the Italian region Lombardy.

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Map of 22010 Mezzegra, Province of Como, Italy

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Geography

It lies on the northwestern shore of Lake Como between Tremezzo and Lenno at the foot of Monte Tremezzo, elevation 1,700 metres (5,600 ft) above sea level. It is about 60 kilometres (37 mi) north of Milan and about 20 kilometres (12 mi) northeast of Como. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 1,016 and an area of 3.4 square kilometres (1.3 sq mi).

Mezzegra borders the following municipalities: Grandola ed Uniti, Lenno, Tremezzo.

The Comune di Mezzegra will be united to Lenno, Ossuccio and Tremezzo to form a single municipality named Tremezzina: the new administration will be formalized after election of the mayor on 25 May 2014

History

On 28 April 1945 in Giulino, a frazione of Mezzegra, Benito Mussolini and his lover Claretta Petacci were executed by partisan fighters.

References

Mezzegra Wikipedia


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