Valbrevenna

Valbrevenna (Ligurian: Varbrevenna) is a comune (municipality) in the Metropolitan City of Genoa in the Italian region Liguria, located about 15 kilometres (9 mi) northeast of Genoa.

Valbrevenna
Varbrevenna
Comune di Valbrevenna
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Location of Valbrevenna
Valbrevenna is located in Italy
Valbrevenna
Valbrevenna
Location of Valbrevenna in Italy
Valbrevenna is located in Liguria
Valbrevenna
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Valbrevenna (Liguria)
Coordinates: 44°33′N 9°3′E / 44.550°N 9.050°E / 44.550; 9.050Coordinates: 44°33′N 9°3′E / 44.550°N 9.050°E / 44.550; 9.050
CountryItaly
RegionLiguria
Metropolitan cityGenoa (GE)
Government
 • MayorMichele Brassesco
Area
 • Total34.67 km2 (13.39 sq mi)
Elevation
533 m (1,749 ft)
Population
 (31 December 2015)[3]
 • Total798
 • Density23/km2 (60/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Valbrevennesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
16010
Dialing code010
WebsiteOfficial website

Valbrevenna borders the following municipalities: Carrega Ligure, Casella, Crocefieschi, Montoggio, Propata, Savignone, Torriglia, Vobbia.

Valbrevenna is known for its produce, most notably it's pinot noir grape which it exports around the country. It was the winner of the prestigious Vino Italia in 2018 and 2019, and was the front runner in the 2020 prize before the COVID-19 pandemic took over and closed the vineyard to the public.

Other than grapes, the area is known for its rich soil which produces amazing varieties of apples, peaches and cherries.

ReferencesEdit

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

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