San Vittore Olona

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San Vittore Olona
Comune
Comune di San Vittore Olona
San Vittore Olona is located in Italy
San Vittore Olona
San Vittore Olona
Location of San Vittore Olona in Italy
Coordinates: 45°35′N 8°56′E / 45.583°N 8.933°E / 45.583; 8.933Coordinates: 45°35′N 8°56′E / 45.583°N 8.933°E / 45.583; 8.933
Country Italy
Region Lombardy
Province Province of Milan (MI)
Government
 • Mayor Marilena Vercesi
 elected 2009-06-07
Area
 • Total 3.4 km2 (1.3 sq mi)
Elevation 197 m (646 ft)
Population (Dec. 2004)
 • Total 7,982
 • Density 2,300/km2 (6,100/sq mi)
Demonym Sanvittoresi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 28028
Dialing code 0331
Patron saint San Vittore
Saint day 8 May
Website Official website

San Vittore Olona is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Milan in the Italian region Lombardy, located on the river Olona and about 20 kilometres (12 mi) northwest of Milan. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 7,982 and an area of 3.4 square kilometres (1.3 sq mi).[1]

Since 1933, the comune has been host to the Cinque Mulini cross country running race. The race runs through five of the town's water mills and some of the world's most distinguished runners have competed there, including Haile Gebrselassie, Sebastian Coe and Kenenisa Bekele.[2]

San Vittore Olona borders the following municipalities: Legnano, Cerro Maggiore, Canegrate, Parabiago.

Demographic evolution[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
  2. ^ Cinque Mulini: Italy's bonkers cross country race. Spikes Magazine. Retrieved on 2009-10-19.