San Giorgio su Legnano

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San Giorgio su Legnano
Comune
Comune di San Giorgio su Legnano
Coat of arms of San Giorgio su Legnano
Coat of arms
San Giorgio su Legnano is located in Italy
San Giorgio su Legnano
San Giorgio su Legnano
Location of San Giorgio su Legnano in Italy
Coordinates: 45°34′N 8°55′E / 45.567°N 8.917°E / 45.567; 8.917Coordinates: 45°34′N 8°55′E / 45.567°N 8.917°E / 45.567; 8.917
Country Italy
Region Lombardy
Province Milan (MI)
Government
 • Mayor Marzio Colombo
Area
 • Total 2.3 km2 (0.9 sq mi)
Elevation 198 m (650 ft)
Population (31 December 2007)[1]
 • Total 6,661
 • Density 2,900/km2 (7,500/sq mi)
Demonym Sangiorgesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 20010
Dialing code 0331
Patron saint Saint George
Saint day April 23
Website Official website

San Giorgio su Legnano is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Milan in the Italian region Lombardy, located about 20 kilometres (12 mi) northwest of Milan.

San Giorgio su Legnano borders the following municipalities: Legnano, Villa Cortese, Canegrate, Busto Garolfo.

Since 1957, the town has hosted the annual Campaccio competition, a cross country running event which attracts world class athletes.[2] On 10 December 2006, San Giorgio su Legnano hosted the European Cross Country Championships.

References[edit]

  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
  2. ^ 3 STELLE CHE ILLUMINANO IL CAMPACCIO. Unione Sportiva Sangiorgese. Retrieved on 2011-01-12.