Porto Valtravaglia

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Porto Valtravaglia
Comune
Comune di Porto Valtravaglia
Porto Valtravaglia
Porto Valtravaglia
Coat of arms of Porto Valtravaglia
Coat of arms
Map of comune of Porto Valtravaglia (province of Varese, region Lombardy, Italy).svg
Porto Valtravaglia is located in Italy
Porto Valtravaglia
Porto Valtravaglia
Location of Porto Valtravaglia in Italy
Coordinates: 45°58′N 8°42′E / 45.967°N 8.700°E / 45.967; 8.700Coordinates: 45°58′N 8°42′E / 45.967°N 8.700°E / 45.967; 8.700
Country Italy
Region Lombardy
Province Varese (VA)
Frazioni Ligurno, Muceno, Musadino, San Michele, C.na Profarè, C.na Bassa, Monte Pian Nave, Monte della Colonna, Monte Ganna, Domo, Torre, Casa Piano Croce
Government
 • Mayor Bruno Virgilio Barassi
Area
 • Total 16.0 km2 (6.2 sq mi)
Elevation 199 m (653 ft)
Population (Dec. 2004)[1]
 • Total 2,464
 • Density 150/km2 (400/sq mi)
Demonym Portovaltravagliesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 21010
Dialing code 0332
Patron saint Madonna Assunta
Saint day August 15
Website Official website

Porto Valtravaglia is a comune (municipality) of c. 2,400 inhabitants in the Province of Varese in the Italian region Lombardy, located about 70 kilometres (43 mi) northwest of Milan and about 20 kilometres (12 mi) northwest of Varese.

Porto Valtravaglia borders the following municipalities: Brezzo di Bedero, Brissago-Valtravaglia, Casalzuigno, Castelveccana, Duno, Ghiffa and Oggebbio.

Dario Fo, Nobel Prize for literature, spent his childhood and adolescence here.

Demographic evolution[edit]

References[edit]

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

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