Appiano Gentile

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Appiano Gentile
Comune
Comune di Appiano Gentile
Coat of arms of Appiano Gentile
Coat of arms
Appiano Gentile is located in Italy
Appiano Gentile
Appiano Gentile
Location of Appiano Gentile in Italy
Coordinates: 45°44′N 8°58′E / 45.733°N 8.967°E / 45.733; 8.967Coordinates: 45°44′N 8°58′E / 45.733°N 8.967°E / 45.733; 8.967
Country Italy
Region Lombardy
Province Como (CO)
Frazioni San Bartolomeo al Bosco
Government
 • Mayor Gianni M. Clerici
Area
 • Total 12.9 km2 (5.0 sq mi)
Elevation 366 m (1,201 ft)
Population (1 October 2008)[1]
 • Total 7,835
 • Density 610/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
Demonym Appianesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 22070
Dialing code 031
Patron saint Saint Stephen
Saint day 26 december
Website Official website

Appiano Gentile is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Como in the Italian region Lombardy, located about 35 kilometres (22 mi) northwest of Milan and about 12 kilometres (7 mi) southwest of Como.

The city borders the following municipalities: Beregazzo con Figliaro, Bulgarograsso, Carbonate, Castelnuovo Bozzente, Guanzate, Lurago Marinone, Lurate Caccivio, Oltrona di San Mamette, Tradate (VA), Veniano

Appiano received the honorary title of city with a presidential decree of February 28, 2009.

The main sights is the church of Santo Stefano, housing works from Nuvolone and Isidoro Bianchi. The town is also home to the training ground of Serie A side Internazionale.

References[edit]

  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.