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Comune di Cantello
Map of comune of Cantello (province of Varese, region Lombardy, Italy).svg
Cantello is located in Italy
Location of Cantello in Italy
Coordinates: 45°49′N 8°53′E / 45.817°N 8.883°E / 45.817; 8.883Coordinates: 45°49′N 8°53′E / 45.817°N 8.883°E / 45.817; 8.883
Country Italy
Region Lombardy
Province / Metropolitan city Province of Varese (VA)
Frazioni Gaggiolo, Ligurno
 • Total 9.1 km2 (3.5 sq mi)
Elevation 404 m (1,325 ft)
Population (Dec. 2004)
 • Total 4,409
 • Density 480/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 21050
Dialing code 0332
Website Official website

Cantello is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Varese in the Italian region Lombardy, located about 45 kilometres (28 mi) northwest of Milan and about 4 kilometres (2 mi) east of Varese, on the border with Switzerland. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 4,409 and an area of 9.1 square kilometres (3.5 sq mi).[1]

The municipality of Cantello contains the frazioni (subdivisions, mainly villages and hamlets) Gaggiolo and Ligurno.

Cantello borders the following municipalities: Arcisate, Cagno, Clivio, Malnate, Rodero, Stabio (Switzerland), Varese, Viggiù.

Demographic evolution[edit]


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

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