Muggiò

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Muggiò
Comune
Comune di Muggiò
Muggiò
Muggiò
Coat of arms of Muggiò
Coat of arms
Muggiò is located in Italy
Muggiò
Muggiò
Location of Muggiò in Italy
Coordinates: 45°36′N 9°14′E / 45.600°N 9.233°E / 45.600; 9.233
Country Italy
Region Lombardy
Province Monza and Brianza (MB)
Frazioni Taccona
Area
 • Total 5.5 km2 (2.1 sq mi)
Elevation 186 m (610 ft)
Population (31 December 2009)
 • Total 23,362
 • Density 4,200/km2 (11,000/sq mi)
Demonym Muggioresi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 20835
Dialing code 039
Website Official website

Muggiò is a city (municipality) in the Province of Monza and Brianza in the Italian region Lombardy, located about 15 kilometres (9 mi) northeast of Milan. As of 2009, it had a population of 23,500 and an area of 5.5 square kilometres (2.1 sq mi).[1] It received the honorary title of city with a presidential decree on September 27, 1992. The municipality of Muggiò contains the frazione (subdivision) Taccona. Muggiò borders the following municipalities: Lissone, Desio, Monza, Nova Milanese, Cinisello Balsamo.

Historical buildings[edit]

Villa Casati Stampa di Soncino[edit]

Villa Casati Stampa, which is now the town hall of Muggiò, is a neoclassical building designed 1798 by the famous Austrian architect Leopold Pollack. The house was built on a pre-existing sixteenth-century structure, At the centre of one of the longer sides of the villa Pollack inserted a cylindrical section with an elliptical base jutting out into the park; opposite this feature, but on the other side, he placed the entrance portico. The villa was crowned by an extensive park of more than twenty thousand square metres (nearly five acres), designed as an English landscaped garden, great attention being paid to a complementary relationship with the architectural design of the house itself. Today, the park has been transformed and laid out as a sports ground.

Mausoleum of Casati Stampa di Soncino[edit]

The Mausoleum of Casati Stampa Soncino is a plant commemorative monument that features and focuses on the urban cemetery Muggiò (Monza and Brianza) since 1830. Inside, a large rectangular area is then given to the family Casati, an ancient aristocratic Milanese origin Lombard, whose genealogy is proven by 1030. In the mausoleum, a work of art, many buried mortal remains. Here are the different graves and kept a crypt surmounted by a temple of classical Greek-order Doric, to protect an altar cross with wood.

Among others buried there:

Teresa Casati (1787–1830) Federico Confalonieri (1785–1846) Gabrio Casati (1798–1873) Angelo Casati (1802–1846) Camillo Casati (1805–1869) Rinaldo Casati (1844–1898) Camillo Casati Stampa of Soncino (1877–1946) Alessandro Casati (1881–1955) Alfonso Casati (1918–1944) Camillo Casati (1927–1970) and Anna Fallarino, Drommi, Casati Stampa of Soncino (1929–1970), known to chronicle the homicide in Rome.

Transport[edit]

Muggiò is served by Lissone-Muggiò railway station.

References[edit]

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

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