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Comune di Novedrate
Church of Santi Donato e Carpoforo
Novedrate is located in Italy
Location of Novedrate in Italy
Coordinates: 45°42′N 9°7′E / 45.700°N 9.117°E / 45.700; 9.117Coordinates: 45°42′N 9°7′E / 45.700°N 9.117°E / 45.700; 9.117
Country Italy
Region Lombardy
Province / Metropolitan city Como (CO)
Frazioni Villaggio San Giuseppe
 • Total 2.8 km2 (1.1 sq mi)
Population (Dec. 2004)
 • Total 2,950
 • Density 1,100/km2 (2,700/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Novedratesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 22060
Dialing code 031
Website Official website

Novedrate is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Como in the Italian region Lombardy, located about 25 kilometres (16 mi) north of Milan and about 13 kilometres (8 mi) south of Como. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 2,950 and an area of 2.8 km².[1]


Novedrate borders the following municipalities: Carimate, Figino Serenza, Lentate sul Seveso and Mariano Comense. Its frazione is Villaggio San Giuseppe.

Demographic evolution[edit]


Ho scoperto che Pasquale forse è nato a Cefalù, si è sposato a Novedrate, è un bravo elettricista, fuma poco e ascolta i Pooh

The town was cited in the song 'O scarrafone[2] (Un uomo in blues, 1991) by Pino Daniele, as one of many places in which Southern Italians emigrate in Northern Italy.[3]


  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
  2. ^ literary "the cockroach" in Neapolitan
  3. ^ (in Italian) 'O scarrafone, lyrics and album

External links[edit]

Media related to Novedrate at Wikimedia Commons