San Vittore Olona

San Vittore Olona (Legnanese: San Vittor [ˌsãː ʋiˈtuːr]) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Milan in the Italian region Lombardy, located on the river Olona and about 20 kilometres (12 mi) northwest of Milan. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 7,982 and an area of 3.4 square kilometres (1.3 sq mi).[3]

San Vittore Olona
Comune di San Vittore Olona
Location of San Vittore Olona
San Vittore Olona is located in Italy
San Vittore Olona
San Vittore Olona
Location of San Vittore Olona in Italy
San Vittore Olona is located in Lombardy
San Vittore Olona
San Vittore Olona
San Vittore Olona (Lombardy)
Coordinates: 45°35′N 8°56′E / 45.583°N 8.933°E / 45.583; 8.933Coordinates: 45°35′N 8°56′E / 45.583°N 8.933°E / 45.583; 8.933
CountryItaly
RegionLombardy
Metropolitan cityMilan (MI)
Government
 • MayorMarilena Vercesi
 elected 2009-06-07
Area
 • Total3.4 km2 (1.3 sq mi)
Elevation
197 m (646 ft)
Population
 (Dec. 2004)[2]
 • Total7,982
 • Density2,300/km2 (6,100/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Sanvittoresi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
20028
Dialing code0331
Patron saintSan Vittore
Saint day8 May
WebsiteOfficial website

Since 1933, the comune has been host to the Cinque Mulini cross country running race. The race runs through five of the town's water mills, and some of the world's most distinguished runners have competed there, including Haile Gebrselassie, Sebastian Coe, and Kenenisa Bekele.[4]

San Vittore Olona borders the municipalities of Legnano, Cerro Maggiore, Canegrate, and Parabiago.

Demographic evolutionEdit

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.
  4. ^ Cinque Mulini: Italy's bonkers cross country race Archived 2011-10-04 at the Wayback Machine. Spikes Magazine. Retrieved on 2009-10-19.