Rescaldina

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Rescaldina
Comune
Comune di Rescaldina
Coat of arms of Rescaldina
Coat of arms
Rescaldina is located in Italy
Rescaldina
Rescaldina
Location of Rescaldina in Italy
Coordinates: 45°37′N 8°57′E / 45.617°N 8.950°E / 45.617; 8.950Coordinates: 45°37′N 8°57′E / 45.617°N 8.950°E / 45.617; 8.950
Country Italy
Region Lombardy
Province Milan (MI)
Frazioni Ravello, Rescalda
Government
 • Mayor Donato Raimondi
Area
 • Total 8.2 km2 (3.2 sq mi)
Elevation 220 m (720 ft)
Population (1 January 2008)[1]
 • Total 13,650
 • Density 1,700/km2 (4,300/sq mi)
Demonym Rescaldinesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 20027
Dialing code 0331
Patron saint San Bernardo
Saint day August 20
Website Official website

Rescaldina is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Milan in the Italian region Lombardy, located about 25 kilometres (16 mi) northwest of Milan.

Geography[edit]

Rescaldina borders the following municipalities: Cislago, Gorla Minore, Gerenzano, Marnate, Uboldo, Castellanza, Legnano and Cerro Maggiore. Except for Legnano and Cerro, the other municipalities belongs to the Province of Varese.

The municipality counts two civil parishes (frazioni): Ravello and Rescalda.

Economy[edit]

The textile company Bassetti was founded here in 1830.

References[edit]

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

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