Chiuro is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Sondrio in the Italian region Lombardy, located about 100 kilometres (62 mi) northeast of Milan and about 9 kilometres (6 mi) east of Sondrio, on the border with Switzerland. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 2,499 and an area of 51.8 square kilometres (20.0 sq mi).[3]

Chiuro
Comune di Chiuro
Location of Chiuro
Chiuro is located in Italy
Chiuro
Chiuro
Location of Chiuro in Italy
Chiuro is located in Lombardy
Chiuro
Chiuro
Chiuro (Lombardy)
Coordinates: 46°10′N 9°59′E / 46.167°N 9.983°E / 46.167; 9.983Coordinates: 46°10′N 9°59′E / 46.167°N 9.983°E / 46.167; 9.983
CountryItaly
RegionLombardy
ProvinceProvince of Sondrio (SO)
FrazioniCastionetto, Casacce
Area
 • Total51.8 km2 (20.0 sq mi)
Elevation
390 m (1,280 ft)
Population
 (Dec. 2004)[2]
 • Total2,499
 • Density48/km2 (120/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Chiuraschi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
23030
Dialing code0342
WebsiteOfficial website
the medieval tower

The municipality of Chiuro contains the frazioni (subdivisions, mainly villages and hamlets) Castionetto and Casacce.

Chiuro borders the following municipalities: Brusio (Switzerland), Castello dell'Acqua, Lanzada, Montagna in Valtellina, Ponte in Valtellina, Poschiavo (Switzerland), Teglio.

Demographic evolutionEdit

 
prehistoric finds in chiuro

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  3. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.

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