|Comune di Lumarzo|
Location of Lumarzo in Italy
|Coordinates: 44°25′N 9°8′E / 44.417°N 9.133°ECoordinates: 44°25′N 9°8′E / 44.417°N 9.133°E|
|Province / Metropolitan city||Genoa (GE)|
|Frazioni||Campi, Ferriere, Cerese, Tolara, Scagnelli, Tasso, Tassorello, Craviasco, Forca, Boasi, Rossi, Vallebuona, Lagomarsino, Piane, Pannesi, Nostra Signora del Bosco|
|• Mayor||Guido Guelfo|
|• Total||25.5 km2 (9.8 sq mi)|
|Elevation||325 m (1,066 ft)|
|Population (31 December 2007)|
|• Density||61/km2 (160/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|Patron saint||St. Peter|
|Saint day||June 29|
The economy is mostly based on agriculture and cattle raising.
In the Middle Ages it was under the Malaspina and later the Fieschi families. The latter sold the fief to the Republic of Genoa in 1198. After a brief French and Austrian domination in the 18th-19th centuries, it became part of the Kingdom of Sardinia in 1814. Lumarzo was annexed to the newly unified Kingdom of Italy in 1861.
Natalina "Dolly" Garaventa, mother of Frank Sinatra, was born in the fraction of Rossi of Lumarzo in 1894.
- Sanctuary of Madonna del Bosco ("Madonna of the Wood"), in the frazione of Pannesi, dating from the 16th century.
- Church of San Martino al Vento (15th century).
Lumarzo can be reached through the Strada Provinciale (Provincial Road) 225 Orero-Bargagli. The nearest railroad station is that of Chiavari on the Rome-Genoa line, from where a regular bus service connects to Lumarzo.
- Sena, Francesco (2000). L'alta Fontanabuona. Chiavari.
- All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.