Arosio

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Arosio
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Comune
Comune di Arosio
Arosio is located in Italy
Arosio
Arosio
Location of Arosio in Italy
Coordinates: 45°43′N 9°13′E / 45.717°N 9.217°E / 45.717; 9.217Coordinates: 45°43′N 9°13′E / 45.717°N 9.217°E / 45.717; 9.217
Country Italy
Region Lombardy
Province Province of Como (CO)
Area
 • Total 2.7 km2 (1.0 sq mi)
Elevation 300 m (1,000 ft)
Population (Dec. 2004)
 • Total 4,521
 • Density 1,700/km2 (4,300/sq mi)
Demonym Arosiani
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 22060
Dialing code 031
Patron saint SS. Nazario e Celso
Saint day 28 July
Website Official website

Arosio is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Como in the Italian region Lombardy, located about 30 kilometres (19 mi) north of Milan and about 15 kilometres (9 mi) southeast of Como. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 4,521 and an area of 2.7 square kilometres (1.0 sq mi).[1]

Arosio borders the following municipalities: Carugo, Giussano, Inverigo.

Arosio[edit]

Arosio is a valuable town in Brianza a geographical area at the foot of the Alps, and is a part of the Parco della Valle del Lambro. It is crossed by two important roads named Nuova Vallassina and Novedratese

The town hosted the Institute for Invalids where Don Carlo Gnocchi founded the Federation for Mutilated Children, in 1952 began the Juvenile Foundation, today known as the Don Carlo Gnocchi – ONLUS Foundation.

The bird observatory Osservatorio Ornitologico di Arosio was established in 1710. It has a museum.

Demographic evolution[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1861 910 —    
1871 945 +3.8%
1881 979 +3.6%
1901 1,101 +12.5%
1911 1,263 +14.7%
1921 1,395 +10.5%
1931 1,781 +27.7%
1936 1,757 −1.3%
1951 2,195 +24.9%
1961 2,622 +19.5%
1971 3,548 +35.3%
1981 3,662 +3.2%
1991 4,271 +16.6%
2001 4,469 +4.6%
Source: ISTAT

References[edit]

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

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