Golasecca

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Golasecca
Comune
Comune di Golasecca
Coat of arms of Golasecca
Coat of arms
Golasecca is located in Italy
Golasecca
Golasecca
Location of Golasecca in Italy
Coordinates: 45°42′N 08°39′E / 45.700°N 8.650°E / 45.700; 8.650Coordinates: 45°42′N 08°39′E / 45.700°N 8.650°E / 45.700; 8.650
Country Italy
Region Lombardy
Province / Metropolitan city Varese (VA)
Government
 • Mayor Claudio Ventimiglia
Area
 • Total 7 km2 (3 sq mi)
Elevation 280 m (920 ft)
Population (31 December 2010)
 • Total 2,694
 • Density 380/km2 (1,000/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Golasecchesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 21010
Dialing code 0331
Website Official website

Golasecca is a town and comune in the province of Varese, Lombardy (northern Italy).

It has given its name to the Golasecca culture, a prehistoric civilization who lived in the Ticino River area from the Bronze Age until the 1st century BC.