Castronno

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Castronno
Comune di Castronno
Coat of arms of Castronno
Coat of arms
Location of Castronno
Castronno is located in Italy
Castronno
Castronno
Location of Castronno in Italy
Castronno is located in Lombardy
Castronno
Castronno
Castronno (Lombardy)
Coordinates: 45°44′N 8°48′E / 45.733°N 8.800°E / 45.733; 8.800Coordinates: 45°44′N 8°48′E / 45.733°N 8.800°E / 45.733; 8.800
CountryItaly
RegionLombardy
ProvinceVarese (VA)
FrazioniCascine Maggio, Sant'Alessandro
Government
 • MayorGian Luigi Bertolotti
Area
 • Total3.76 km2 (1.45 sq mi)
Elevation
325 m (1,066 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total5,253
 • Density1,400/km2 (3,600/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Castronnesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
21040
Dialing code0332
Patron saintSts. Nazarius and Celsus
WebsiteOfficial website

Castronno is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Varese in the Italian region Lombardy, located about 40 kilometres (25 mi) northwest of Milan and about 10 kilometres (6 mi) southwest of Varese.

It is served by Castronno railway station.

History[edit]

Little is known about the story of the village even if historians say that the ruins can be dated back to roman times. During the Medioeval Age, Castronno was involved in a war between the two cities of Milano and Como


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  3. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.