Sanremo

Sanremo (Italian: [sanˈrɛːmo]; Ligurian: Sanrémmo(ro)[3] or Sanreumo(ro), pronounced [saŋˈɾøːmu(ɹu)]) or San Remo is a city and comune on the Mediterranean coast of Liguria, in northwestern Italy. Founded in Roman times, it has a population of 55,000, and is known as a tourist destination on the Italian Riviera. It hosts numerous cultural events, such as the Sanremo Music Festival and the Milan–San Remo cycling classic.

Sanremo
Sanreumo  (Ligurian)
Città di Sanremo
Above:Sanremo Russian style Orthodox Church, Sanremo Casino, Zampillo Fountain, (Fontana dello Zampillo) (left to below right) Bottom:Panoramic view of downtown Sanremo, Portosole yacht harbour and Ligurian Sea
Location of Sanremo
Sanremo
Location of Sanremo in Italy
Sanremo
Sanremo (Liguria)
Coordinates: 43°49′03″N 07°46′30″E
CountryItaly
RegionLiguria
ProvinceImperia (IM)
FrazioniBorello, Bussana, Bussana Vecchia, Coldirodi, Gozo Superiore, Gozo Inferiore, Poggio, San Bartolomeo, San Giacomo, San Giovanni, San Romolo, Verezzo, Verezzo San Donato, Verezzo Sant'Antonio
Government
  MayorAlberto Biancheri
Area
  Total54.7 km2 (21.1 sq mi)
Elevation
15 m (49 ft)
Population
 (30 April 2009)[2]
  Total56,864
  Density1,000/km2 (2,700/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Sanremesi or Sanremaschi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
18038
Dialing code0184
ISTAT code008055
Patron saintSaint Romulus
Saint dayOctober 13
WebsiteOfficial website