Ossuccio

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Ossuccio
Comune
Comune di Ossuccio
Ossuccio
Ossuccio
Ossuccio is located in Italy
Ossuccio
Ossuccio
Location of Ossuccio in Italy
Coordinates: 45°58′N 9°11′E / 45.967°N 9.183°E / 45.967; 9.183Coordinates: 45°58′N 9°11′E / 45.967°N 9.183°E / 45.967; 9.183
Country Italy
Region Lombardy
Province Como (CO)
Government
 • Mayor Giorgio Cantoni
Area
 • Total 8.0 km2 (3.1 sq mi)
Population (Dec. 2004)
 • Total 975
 • Density 120/km2 (320/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 22010
Dialing code 0344

Ossuccio (Lombard: Ossusc) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Como in the Italian region Lombardy. It is located on the western shore of Lake Como some 20 kilometres (12 mi) northeast of Como. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 975 and an area of 8.0 square kilometres (3.1 sq mi).[1]

It is known for the Sacro Monte, a site of pilgrimage and worship close to it, for the late 16th century Villa del Balbiano[1], the mid-20th century Villa Leoni[2], and for the island of Comacina which falls within its territory.

Ossuccio borders the following municipalities: Colonno, Lenno, Lezzeno, Ponna, Porlezza, Sala Comacina.

The Comune di Ossuccio will be united to Mezzegra, Lenno and Tremezzo to form a single municipality named Tremezzina: the new administration will be formalized after election of the Major on 25 May 2014

Demographic evolution[edit]

References[edit]

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