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Comune di Proserpio
Proserpio is located in Italy
Location of Proserpio in Italy
Coordinates: 45°49′N 9°15′E / 45.817°N 9.250°E / 45.817; 9.250Coordinates: 45°49′N 9°15′E / 45.817°N 9.250°E / 45.817; 9.250
Country Italy
Region Lombardy
Province Province of Como (CO)
 • Total 2.4 km2 (0.9 sq mi)
Elevation 450 m (1,480 ft)
Population (Dec. 2004)
 • Total 942
 • Density 390/km2 (1,000/sq mi)
Demonym(s) ursitt (west.lmo. traditional gentilic)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 22030
Dialing code 031

Proserpio (Presèrp in local language) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Como in the Italian region Lombardy, located about 40 kilometres (25 mi) north of Milan and about 13 kilometres (8 mi) east of Como. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 942 and an area of 2.4 square kilometres (0.93 sq mi).[1] The name comes from the Roman goddess Proserpina.

Proserpio borders the following municipalities: Canzo, Castelmarte, Erba, Longone al Segrino.

Demographic evolution[edit]


  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.