Boffalora sopra Ticino

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Boffalora sopra Ticino
Comune
Comune di Boffalora sopra Ticino
Boffalora sopra Ticino is located in Italy
Boffalora sopra Ticino
Boffalora sopra Ticino
Location of Boffalora sopra Ticino in Italy
Coordinates: 45°28′N 8°50′E / 45.467°N 8.833°E / 45.467; 8.833Coordinates: 45°28′N 8°50′E / 45.467°N 8.833°E / 45.467; 8.833
Country Italy
Region Lombardy
Province Province of Milan (MI)
Frazioni Pontenuovo di Boffalora, Località Magnana
Area
 • Total 7.5 km2 (2.9 sq mi)
Elevation 120 m (390 ft)
Population (Dec. 2004)
 • Total 4,313
 • Density 580/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
Demonym Boffaloresi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 20010
Dialing code 02
Website Official website

Boffalora sopra Ticino is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Milan in the Italian region Lombardy, located about 25 kilometres (16 mi) west of Milan. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 4,313 and an area of 7.5 square kilometres (2.9 sq mi).[1]

The municipality of Boffalora sopra Ticino contains the frazioni (subdivisions, mainly villages and hamlets) Pontenuovo di Boffalora and Località Magnana.

Boffalora sopra Ticino borders the following municipalities: Marcallo con Casone, Bernate Ticino, Magenta, Trecate, Cerano.

History[edit]

Boffalora sopra Ticino was the site of a small battle in the 1859 Second Italian War of Independence. It was one of the first locations in what had been up to then Austrian territory to be captured by a French army which crossed the Ticino after the Battle of Montebello.

Demographic evolution[edit]

References[edit]

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

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