Gazzada Schianno

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Gazzada Schianno
Comune di Gazzada Schianno
Coat of arms of Gazzada Schianno
Coat of arms
Gazzada Schianno is located in Italy
Gazzada Schianno
Gazzada Schianno
Location of Gazzada Schianno in Italy
Coordinates: 45°47′N 8°49′E / 45.783°N 8.817°E / 45.783; 8.817
Country Italy
Region Lombardy
Province / Metropolitan city Varese (VA)
 • Mayor Cristina Bertuletti (Lega Nord)
 • Total 4.75 km2 (1.83 sq mi)
Elevation 368 m (1,207 ft)
Population (31 December 2013)
 • Total 4,644
 • Density 980/km2 (2,500/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Schiannesi and Gazzadesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 21045
Dialing code 0332

Gazzada Schianno 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) south of Varese. It is served by Gazzada-Schianno-Morazzone railway station.

Gazzada Schianno borders the following municipalities: Brunello, Buguggiate, Lozza, Morazzone, Varese. It is formed by two main localities, Gazzada and Schianno.

Gazzada was the venue in 1967 for discussions between Anglicans and Catholics following the Second Vatican Council.

Twin towns[edit]