Asso

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This article is about the Italian comune. For other uses, see Asso (disambiguation).
Asso
Comune
Comune di Asso
Asso, panorama primaverile 1.JPG
Asso is located in Italy
Asso
Asso
Location of Asso in Italy
Coordinates: 45°52′N 9°16′E / 45.867°N 9.267°E / 45.867; 9.267Coordinates: 45°52′N 9°16′E / 45.867°N 9.267°E / 45.867; 9.267
Country Italy
Region Lombardy
Province Como (CO)
Frazioni Brazzova, Ca' Nova, Fraino, Gallegno, Gemù, Megna, Mudronno, Pagnano, Scarenna
Government
 • Mayor Giovanni Conti
 (elected May 5, 2003)
Area
 • Total 6.46 km2 (2.49 sq mi)
Elevation 427 m (1,401 ft)
Population (2006)
 • Total 3,524
 • Density 550/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
Demonym Assesi or assini (it.); assées (west.lmo.); spazapulée (west.lmo. traditional gentilic)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 22033
Dialing code 031
Patron saint Saint Apollonia
Saint day February 9

Asso is an Italian comune in the province of Como, in Lombardy, Italy. It has 3,524 citizens and an area of 6.46 square kilometres (2.49 sq mi), with a density of 546 people per square kilometer (1,400 per sq mi).

Main sights[edit]

Significant historic buildings are:

  • the castle, built in the 12th century; nowadays only the tower is in good condition;
  • the main church of John the Baptist, built between 1641 and 1675;
  • a few bridges on the river Lambro, including punt de la Fola, punt di Gubitt and ponte Oscuro.

Sister towns[edit]

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