|Città di Angera|
|• Total||17 km2 (7 sq mi)|
|Elevation||193 m (633 ft)|
|Population (31 December 2004)|
|• Density||340/km2 (870/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|Patron saint||Santa Maria Assunta|
|Saint day||15 August|
Angera is a town and comune located in the province of Varese, in the Lombardy region of northern Italy. In Roman times, under the name of Angleria, it was an important lake port and road station. Angera received the title of city by Duke Ludovico il Moro of October 7, 1497. Today its major feature is the Rocca Borromeo di Angera, an imposing medieval castle. The area offers good wines and lovely panoramas over Lago Maggiore.
- Peter Martyr d'Anghiera (1457–1526), historian of Spain.
- Cristoforo Solari called il Gobbo (c.1460–1527), sculptor and architect.
- Francesco Russo
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