|Comune di Casciago|
|Province / Metropolitan city||Province of Varese (VA)|
|• Mayor||Andrea Zanotti|
|• Total||4.0 km2 (1.5 sq mi)|
|Population (Dec. 2004)|
|• Density||990/km2 (2,600/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
Casciago is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Varese in the Italian region Lombardy, located about 50 kilometres (31 mi) northwest of Milan and about 4 kilometres (2 mi) west of Varese. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 3,960 and an area of 4.0 square kilometres (1.5 sq mi).
Casciago could very well be the location of the ancient Cassiciacum, where Saint Augustine and a few friends lived together in a kind of philosophical commune after Augustine's conversion to Christianity.
- All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
- Peter Brown, Augustine of Hippo (London, 2000), p. 102