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Città di Lissone
Church of St. Peter and St. Paul, colloquially called the Duomo di Lissone
Church of St. Peter and St. Paul, colloquially called the Duomo di Lissone
Motto(s): Omnia vincit humilitas
Lissone is located in Italy
Location of Lissone in Italy
Coordinates: 45°37′N 9°15′E / 45.617°N 9.250°E / 45.617; 9.250Coordinates: 45°37′N 9°15′E / 45.617°N 9.250°E / 45.617; 9.250
Country Italy
Region Lombardy
Province Monza and Brianza (MB)
Founded Middle Ages
Frazioni Santa Margherita, Bareggia
 • Mayor Concetta Monguzzi
 • Total 9 km2 (3 sq mi)
Elevation 191 m (627 ft)
Population (December 31, 2010[1])
 • Total 42,474
 • Density 4,700/km2 (12,000/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Lissonesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 20851[2]
Dialing code 039
Patron saint St. Peter and St. Paul
Saint day Monday after 3rd Sunday of October
Website Official website

Lissone is a town and comune in the province of Monza and Brianza, Lombardy, Italy. Lissone is 18 kilometres (11 mi) from Milan, which is the capital of the region to which the municipality belongs.

Lissone has a population of 42,474 inhabitants and an area of 9 square kilometres (3.5 sq mi) thus showing a population density of 4,719 inhabitants per square kilometre. It rises 191 metres (627 ft) above sea level.

The municipality of Lissone had a population of 32,177 inhabitants according to the results of the national census made in 1991. After the national census made in 2001 the population was 34,450 inhabitants, thus showing during the years 1991–2001 a percentual variation of 7.06% inhabitants, principally due to the choice of the local administration to develop new buildings. The inhabitants were distributed in 12,690 families with an average of 2.71 people per family.

The town of Lissone is subdivided into several zones, called frazioni (administrative) and quartieri  :

BareggiaSanta MargheritaAliprandi

( in Lombard language : Cassin)

• Barüs • Gesa Granda e piazza Libertà • Burgh, Maria Bambina e via Aliprandi • San Ròch • Salèta (da dopu piazza Maria Bambina) • Cruséta, da duè sa va a la Barégia, al San Giorcc a Santa Margherita e peu a l’ Alipranda cun cassina Bini e San Pedar • Barbìs, fina al San Giorcc • Rutunda • Cunvegn e Baldirüna cun la Misericordia e la cassina San Mauro • Vialort fina a Panceri • Da Là dal Punt

Lissone is bounded by the municipality of Vedano al Lambro, Monza, Muggiò, Desio, Seregno, Albiate, Sovico, Macherio and Biassono.

Square IV November

The territory of the municipality lies between 181 and 216 metres (594 and 709 ft) above sea level. The elevation span is thus 35 metres (115 ft). The city is served by the SS36- Highway of Lake of Como and Spluga and by the Milan–Chiasso railway line.

There are 1,029 industrial firms employing 3,838 people who represent 34.59% of the total of the workers. There are 948 service firms employing 2,879 people representing 8.54% of the total number of workers. There are also 1,077 firms employing 3,209 people representing 25.95% of the total number of workers. There are also 92 administrative offices employing 1,130 workers, representing 9.71% of the total number of workers. There is a total of 11,095 workers, who represent 32.21% of the inhabitants of the municipality.

Lissone received the honorary title of city by a presidential decree on November 27, 1982.

Lissone is served by Lissone-Muggiò railway station.


[1] - Demographic Stats (first eight nationalities)

Number of immigrants in 2011

Notable people[edit]


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-07-24. Retrieved 2011-05-21.  Population report from Official Website
  2. ^ new Monza and Brianza code