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Comune di Bresso
Cavour Square
Cavour Square
Coat of arms of Bresso
Coat of arms
Bresso is located in Italy
Location of Bresso in Italy
Coordinates: 45°32′N 9°11′E / 45.533°N 9.183°E / 45.533; 9.183
Country Italy
Region Lombardy
Province / Metropolitan city Milan (MI)
 • Mayor Ugo Vecchiarelli
 • Total 3.38 km2 (1.31 sq mi)
Population (30 November 2012)[1]
 • Total 25,761
 • Density 7,600/km2 (20,000/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Bressesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 20091
Dialing code 02
Website Official website

Bresso is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Milan in the Italian region Lombardy, located about 8 kilometres (5 mi) north of Milan. At the 2001 census the municipality had a population of 26,255 inhabitants and a population density of 8,027.2 persons/km², making it the most densely populated comune in Italy outside the Province of Naples (although it was only seventh overall, behind Portici, Casavatore, San Giorgio a Cremano, Melito di Napoli, Naples, and Arzano).

Bresso borders the following municipalities: Cinisello Balsamo, Cusano Milanino, Sesto San Giovanni, Cormano and Milan.

Milan's general aviation airfield is located at Bresso and is the home of the Aero Club Milano and Aero Club Bresso.


Bresso Airport is in the commune.


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

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