Olgiate Comasco

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Olgiate Comasco
Comune
Città di Olgiate Comasco
Coat of arms of Olgiate Comasco
Coat of arms
Olgiate Comasco is located in Italy
Olgiate Comasco
Olgiate Comasco
Location of Olgiate Comasco in Italy
Coordinates: 45°47′N 8°58′E / 45.783°N 8.967°E / 45.783; 8.967
Country Italy
Region Lombardy
Province Como (CO)
Frazioni Baragiola, Somaino, Rongio, Casletto, Cantalupo, Boscone, Gerbo
Government
 • Mayor Maria Rita Livio
Area
 • Total 10.9 km2 (4.2 sq mi)
Elevation 400 m (1,300 ft)
Population (December 2004[1])
 • Total 10,829
 • Density 990/km2 (2,600/sq mi)
Demonym Olgiatesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 22077
Dialing code 031

Olgiate Comasco is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Como in the Italian region Lombardy, located about 40 kilometres (25 mi) northwest of Milan and about 10 kilometres (6 mi) southwest of Como. It received the honorary title of city with a presidential decree in 1998.

Olgiate borders the following municipalities: Albiolo, Beregazzo con Figliaro, Faloppio, Gironico, Lurate Caccivio, Oltrona di San Mamette, Parè, Solbiate

Main sights[edit]

There are three churches in Olgiate Comasco,

  • St. Ippolito e Cassiano, sited in the downtown
  • St. Gerardo
  • Annunziata, in the frazione Somaino.

Twin towns[edit]

References[edit]

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