Cuggiono (Lombard: Cugiònn [kyˈdʒɔn]) is a small Italian town and comune in the Metropolitan City of Milan, 50 kilometres (31 mi) west of Milan on the Motorway A4 to Turin, gate of Marcallo-Mesero.

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Comune di Cuggiono
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Location of Cuggiono
Cuggiono is located in Italy
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Location of Cuggiono in Italy
Cuggiono is located in Lombardy
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Cuggiono (Lombardy)
Coordinates: 45°30′20″N 08°48′55″E / 45.50556°N 8.81528°E / 45.50556; 8.81528Coordinates: 45°30′20″N 08°48′55″E / 45.50556°N 8.81528°E / 45.50556; 8.81528
CountryItaly
RegionLombardy
Metropolitan cityMilan (MI)
Government
 • MayorMaria Teresa Perletti
Area
 • Total14 km2 (5 sq mi)
Elevation
157 m (515 ft)
Population
 (Jan. 2014)[3]
 • Total8,243 [1]
DemonymCuggionesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
20012
Dialing code02
Patron saintSt. George
WebsiteOfficial website

American baseball player Yogi Berra's parents were from there.[citation needed] Italian singer and composer Angelo Branduardi was born there.

Cuggiono is the sister city of Herrin, Illinois. Many Italians from Cuggiono, emigrated to Southern Illinois to work in the coal mines with hopes of the American Dream in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. They formed neighborhoods in towns throughout Southern Illinois.

Cuggiono borders the following municipalities: Castano Primo, Buscate, Arconate, Robecchetto con Induno, Galliate, Mesero and Bernate Ticino.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Resident population by age, sex and marital status on 1st January 2014". Istituto Nazionale di Statistica. Retrieved 18 May 2015.
  2. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Italian National Institute of Statistics. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  3. ^ "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Italian National Institute of Statistics. Retrieved 16 March 2019.

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