Samarate

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Samarate
Comune
Città di Samarate
Coat of arms of Samarate
Coat of arms
Samarate is located in Italy
Samarate
Samarate
Location of Samarate in Italy
Coordinates: 45°37′N 08°47′E / 45.617°N 8.783°E / 45.617; 8.783
Country Italy
Region Lombardy
Province Varese (VA)
Frazioni Cascina Costa, Cascina Elisa, San Macario, Verghera
Government
 • Mayor Leonardo Tarantino (LN)
Area
 • Total 15 km2 (6 sq mi)
Elevation 221 m (725 ft)
Population (31 December 2004[1])
 • Total 16,021
 • Density 1,100/km2 (2,800/sq mi)
Demonym Samaratesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 21017
Dialing code 0331
Website Official website

Samarate is a town and comune located in the province of Varese, in the Lombardy region of northern Italy. It received the honorary title of city with a presidential decree on February 2, 2009. The frazione of Cascina Costa houses the headquarters of the AgustaWestland division of Finmeccanica, one of the world's largest producer of helicopters.

Twin towns[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Data from Istat