Ferno is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Varese in the Italian region Lombardy, located about 40 km (25 mi) northwest of Milan and about 35 km (22 mi) south of Varese. As of 31 December 2017, it had a population of 6,858 and an area of 8.5 km2 (3.3 sq mi).[3]

Comune di Ferno
Ferno Santa Maria
Ferno Santa Maria
Location of Ferno
Ferno is located in Italy
Location of Ferno in Italy
Ferno is located in Lombardy
Ferno (Lombardy)
Coordinates: 45°37′N 8°45′E / 45.617°N 8.750°E / 45.617; 8.750Coordinates: 45°37′N 8°45′E / 45.617°N 8.750°E / 45.617; 8.750
ProvinceProvince of Varese (VA)
FrazioniSan Macario
 • MayorFilippo Gesualdi
 • Total8.5 km2 (3.3 sq mi)
211 m (692 ft)
 (December 2017)[2]
 • Total6,858
 • Density810/km2 (2,100/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
Dialing code0331
WebsiteOfficial website

The municipality of Ferno contains the frazione (subdivision) San Macario.

Ferno borders the following municipalities: Lonate Pozzolo, Samarate, Somma Lombardo, Vizzola Ticino. It is served by Ferno-Lonate Pozzolo railway station.

Volare Group SpA once had its head office in Area Tecnica Sud of Terminal 1 of Milan Malpensa Airport in Ferno.[4]

Architecture and MonumentsEdit

Civil ArchitecturesEdit

Saint Mary's ChurchEdit

The church of Saint Mary is the oldest building of the village, and it is characterized by the romantic style of the XIV century. Several frescoes of the medieval era are present as well as a triptych of a disciple of Gaudenzio Ferrari.

Demographic evolutionEdit


  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Italian National Institute of Statistics. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Italian National Institute of Statistics. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  3. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
  4. ^ "Volare Group SpA." Businessweek. Retrieved on February 8, 2011. "The company is based in Ferno, Italy." and "Aeroporto Malpensa 2000 - S.P. 52 Terminal 1- Area Tecnica Sud Ferno, VA 21010"

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