Canegrate

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Canegrate
Comune
Comune di Canegrate
Coat of arms of Canegrate
Coat of arms
Canegrate is located in Italy
Canegrate
Canegrate
Location of Canegrate in Italy
Coordinates: 45°34′N 8°56′E / 45.567°N 8.933°E / 45.567; 8.933
Country Italy
Region Lombardy
Province Milan (MI)
Government
 • Mayor Roberto Colombo (centre-left)
Area
 • Total 5.3 km2 (2.0 sq mi)
Elevation 196 m (643 ft)
Population (1 january 2008[1])
 • Total 12,105
 • Density 2,300/km2 (5,900/sq mi)
Demonym Canegratesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 20010
Dialing code 0331
Website Official website

Canegrate (Canegràa, in Insubric) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Milan in the Italian region Lombardy, located about 20 kilometres (12 mi) northwest of Milan.

The town gave its name to the Canegrate culture, a prehistoric civilization whose main archaeological site has been excavated in the communal territory.

References[edit]

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

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