Malgrate

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Malgrate

Malgraa  (Lombard)
Comune di Malgrate
Panorama di Malgrate
Malgrate - Skyline
Coat of arms of Malgrate
Coat of arms
Location of Malgrate
Malgrate is located in Italy
Malgrate
Malgrate
Location of Malgrate in Italy
Malgrate is located in Lombardy
Malgrate
Malgrate
Malgrate (Lombardy)
Coordinates: 45°51′N 9°24′E / 45.850°N 9.400°E / 45.850; 9.400Coordinates: 45°51′N 9°24′E / 45.850°N 9.400°E / 45.850; 9.400
CountryItaly
RegionLombardy
ProvinceProvince of Lecco (LC)
FrazioniMalgrate Bassa,Gaggio, Paradiso, Porto
Government
 • MayorFlavio Polano
Area
 • Total2.0 km2 (0.8 sq mi)
Elevation
231 m (758 ft)
Population
 (Dec. 2004)[2]
 • Total4,233
 • Density2,100/km2 (5,500/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Malgratesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
23864
Dialing code0341
Patron saintS. Leonardo
Saint dayNov 6

Malgrate (Lecchese: Malgraa) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Lecco, in the Italian region Lombardy. Malgrate is located across from Lecco, from which it is geographically divided by the Lake Como. According to 31 December 2004 demographic data, has a population of 4,233 in an area of 2.0 square kilometres (0.77 sq mi).It Is about 45 kilometres (28 mi) northeast from Milan, the main city in Northern Italy.

Malgrate, located after Lecco to the West, is one of the gates of the Brianza. Malgrate borders Galbiate, where in Figina, (in the current territory of Villa Vergano, a frazione of Galbiate), appears the first written mention of the name Brianza. Malgrate borders also the following municipalities: Lecco and Valmadrera.

In ancient Roman times, the town was known as Antesitum.

It is the birthplace of Angelo Scola (born 7 November 1941), a Cardinal of the Catholic Church, philosopher, and theologist.

Twin towns[edit]

Malgrate is twinned with:

External links[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.