Buccinasco

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Buccinasco
Comune
Comune di Buccinasco
Buccinasco is located in Italy
Buccinasco
Buccinasco
Location of Buccinasco in Italy
Coordinates: 45°25′N 9°7′E / 45.417°N 9.117°E / 45.417; 9.117Coordinates: 45°25′N 9°7′E / 45.417°N 9.117°E / 45.417; 9.117
Country Italy
Region Lombardy
Province Milan (MI)
Frazioni Buccinasco Castello, Gudo Gambaredo
Government
 • Mayor Giambattista Maiorano (PD)
Area
 • Total 12.0 km2 (4.6 sq mi)
Elevation 113 m (371 ft)
Population (31 December 2004)[1]
 • Total 25,922
 • Density 2,200/km2 (5,600/sq mi)
Demonym Buccinaschesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 20090
Dialing code 02
Website Official website

Buccinasco is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Milan in the Italian region Lombardy, located about 7 kilometres (4 mi) southwest of Milan.

History[edit]

The commune was created in 1841 through the merger of Buccinasco Castello, Rovido, Romano Banco and Gudo Gambaredo and, in 1871, Grancino and Ronchetto sul Naviglio (the latter annexed to Milan in 1923). It remained an agricultural center until the 1950s. Later, consistent immigration from southern Italy led Romano Banco to overcome the other hamlets in population, and it is now the main industrial and administrative part of the comune.

Main sights[edit]

  • The Visconti castle, built in the late 14th century, and renovated in the 15th and 16th centuries.
  • Villa Durini-Borromeo (16th century)

References[edit]

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

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