Pessina Cremonese

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Pessina Cremonese
Comune
Comune di Pessina Cremonese
Church of San Leonardo in Villarocca, Pessina Cremonese
Church of San Leonardo in Villarocca, Pessina Cremonese
Pessina Cremonese is located in Italy
Pessina Cremonese
Pessina Cremonese
Location of Pessina Cremonese in Italy
Coordinates: 45°11′N 10°15′E / 45.183°N 10.250°E / 45.183; 10.250Coordinates: 45°11′N 10°15′E / 45.183°N 10.250°E / 45.183; 10.250
Country Italy
Region Lombardy
Province Province of Cremona (CR)
Area
 • Total 22.1 km2 (8.5 sq mi)
Population (Dec. 2004)
 • Total 748
 • Density 34/km2 (88/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 26030
Dialing code 0372

Pessina Cremonese is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Cremona in the Italian region Lombardy, located about 90 kilometres (56 mi) southeast of Milan and about 20 kilometres (12 mi) northeast of Cremona. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 748 and an area of 22.1 square kilometres (8.5 sq mi).[1]

Pessina Cremonese borders the following municipalities: Cappella de' Picenardi, Gabbioneta-Binanuova, Isola Dovarese, Ostiano, Pescarolo ed Uniti, Torre de' Picenardi, Volongo.

Demographic evolution[edit]

Sikh Temple[edit]

On 21 August 2011 a temple for the local Sikh community was inaugurated. The construction of the building with a space of 2.352 square meters for 500 worshippers cost 1,3 million Euro. Further funds will be needed to erect the five golden cupolas of the temple. The Gurdwara follows Shri Guru Kalgidhar Singh Sabha.

References[edit]

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