Arosio (Brianzöö: Aroeus; locally Roeus) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Como in the Italian region Lombardy, located about 30 kilometres (19 mi) north of Milan and about 15 kilometres (9 mi) southeast of Como. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 4,521 and an area of 2.7 square kilometres (1.0 sq mi).[3]

Arosio

Aroeus  (Lombard)
Comune di Arosio
Location of Arosio
Arosio is located in Italy
Arosio
Arosio
Location of Arosio in Italy
Arosio is located in Lombardy
Arosio
Arosio
Arosio (Lombardy)
Coordinates: 45°43′N 9°13′E / 45.717°N 9.217°E / 45.717; 9.217Coordinates: 45°43′N 9°13′E / 45.717°N 9.217°E / 45.717; 9.217
CountryItaly
RegionLombardy
ProvinceProvince of Como (CO)
Area
 • Total2.7 km2 (1.0 sq mi)
Elevation
300 m (1,000 ft)
Population
 (Dec. 2004)[2]
 • Total4,521
 • Density1,700/km2 (4,300/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Arosiani
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
22060
Dialing code031
Patron saintSS. Nazario e Celso
Saint day28 July
WebsiteOfficial website

Arosio borders the following municipalities: Carugo, Giussano, Inverigo.

Arosio is a valuable town in Brianza a geographical area at the foot of the Alps, and is a part of the Parco della Valle del Lambro. It is crossed by two important roads named Nuova Vallassina and Novedratese

The town hosted the Institute for Invalids where Don Carlo Gnocchi founded the Federation for Mutilated Children, in 1952 began the Juvenile Foundation, today known as the Don Carlo Gnocchi – ONLUS Foundation.

The bird observatory Osservatorio Ornitologico di Arosio was established in 1710. It has a museum.

Demographic evolutionEdit

YearPop.±%
1861910—    
1871945+3.8%
1881979+3.6%
19011,101+12.5%
19111,263+14.7%
19211,395+10.5%
19311,781+27.7%
19361,757−1.3%
19512,195+24.9%
19612,622+19.5%
19713,548+35.3%
19813,662+3.2%
19914,271+16.6%
20014,469+4.6%
Source: ISTAT

ReferencesEdit

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

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