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Canegrate (Lombard: Canegraa [kaneˈɡrɑː]) is a comune (municipality) in the Metropolitan City of Milan in the Italian region Lombardy, located about 20 kilometres (12 mi) northwest of Milan.

Canegrate
Comune di Canegrate
Palazzo Visconti-Castelli
Palazzo Visconti-Castelli
Coat of arms of Canegrate
Coat of arms
Location of Canegrate
Canegrate is located in Italy
Canegrate
Canegrate
Location of Canegrate in Italy
Canegrate is located in Lombardy
Canegrate
Canegrate
Canegrate (Lombardy)
Coordinates: 45°34′N 8°56′E / 45.567°N 8.933°E / 45.567; 8.933
CountryItaly
RegionLombardy
Metropolitan cityMilan (MI)
Government
 • MayorRoberto Colombo (centre-left)
Area
 • Total5.25 km2 (2.03 sq mi)
Elevation
196 m (643 ft)
Population
 (30 April 2017)[3]
 • Total12,537
 • Density2,400/km2 (6,200/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Canegratesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
20010
Dialing code0331
WebsiteOfficial website

The town gave its name to the Canegrate culture, a prehistoric civilization whose main archaeological site has been excavated in the communal territory.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ IstatWikidata Q214195
  3. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.

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