Bergamo

Bergamo

Bergamo (Italian: [ˈbɛrɡamo]  listen (help·info); Lombard: Bèrghem  listen (help·info); Bergamasque dialect: Bèrghem  listen (help·info); from Germanic berg-heim, the hill-town), also called La Città dei Mille ('The City of the Thousand'), is a city in Lombardy, northern Italy, about 40 km (25 mi) northeast of Milan, 30 km (19 mi) from Switzerland, 30 km (19 mi) from the lakes Como and Iseo, 80 km (50 mi) from the lakes Garda and Maggiore.

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