|Comune di Turbigo|
|Metropolitan city||Milan (MI)|
|• Mayor||Laura Mira Bonomi|
|• Total||8.5 km2 (3.3 sq mi)|
|Elevation||146 m (479 ft)|
|• Density||870/km2 (2,300/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
Turbigo (Milanese: Torbigh [turˈbiːk]) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Milan in the Italian region Lombardy, located about 35 kilometres (22 mi) west of Milan, along the Naviglio Grande canal. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 7,486 and an area of 8.5 square kilometres (3.3 sq mi).
It is home to a medieval castle, known from the 9th century and perhaps built around a Roman tower, and to church of Santi Cosma e Damiano (1639–40). Also from the 17th century is a bridge over the Naviglio Grande.
On 3 June 1859, Turbigo was the site of the Battle of Turbigo, a battle of the Second Italian War of Independence. Franco-Piedmontese troops crossed the Ticino via a pontoon bridge to occupy the town. The battle is commemorated in the name of rue de Turbigo, a Paris street.
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- "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
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