Cuggiono

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Cuggiono
Comune
Comune di Cuggiono
Coat of arms of Cuggiono
Coat of arms
Cuggiono is located in Italy
Cuggiono
Cuggiono
Location of Cuggiono in Italy
Coordinates: 45°30′N 08°49′E / 45.500°N 8.817°E / 45.500; 8.817Coordinates: 45°30′N 08°49′E / 45.500°N 8.817°E / 45.500; 8.817
Country Italy
Region Lombardy
Province Milan (MI)
Government
 • Mayor Flavio Polloni
Area
 • Total 14 km2 (5 sq mi)
Population (December 31, 2004)
 • Total 7,816
 • Density 560/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 20012
Dialing code 02
Website Official website

Cuggiono (Cugionn in Milanese) is a small Italian town and comune in the province of Milan, 50 kilometres (31 mi) west of Milan on the Motorway A4 to Turin, gate of Marcallo-Mesero.

The Italian singer and composer Angelo Branduardi was born there.

Cuggiono is the sister city of Herrin, Illinois. Many Italians, especially from Cuggiono, emigrated to Southern Illinois to work in the coal mines with hopes of the American Dream in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. They formed neighborhoods in towns throughout Southern Illinois.