Sesto Calende is a town and comune located in the province of Varese, in the Lombardy region of northern Italy.

Sesto Calende
Comune di Sesto Calende
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Coat of arms of Sesto Calende
Coat of arms
Location of Sesto Calende
Sesto Calende is located in Italy
Sesto Calende
Sesto Calende
Location of Sesto Calende in Italy
Sesto Calende is located in Lombardy
Sesto Calende
Sesto Calende
Sesto Calende (Lombardy)
Coordinates: 45°44′N 08°38′E / 45.733°N 8.633°E / 45.733; 8.633
CountryItaly
RegionLombardy
ProvinceVarese (VA)
FrazioniAbbazia, Coquo, Lentate, Lisanza, Mulini, Oca, Oneda, Oriano, San Giorgio, Santa Fe', Sant'Anna
Government
 • MayorGiovanni Buzzi
Area
 • Total25.04 km2 (9.67 sq mi)
Elevation
198 m (650 ft)
Population
 (31 January 2009)[2]
 • Total10,763
 • Density430/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Sestesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
21018
Dialing code0331
Patron saintSan Bernardino
Saint day20 May
WebsiteOfficial website

It is at the southern tip of Lake Maggiore, where the Ticino River starts to flow towards the Po River. The main historical sight is the Abbey of San Donato, built in the 9th and 10th centuries. It houses a painting by Bernardino Zenale (1503).

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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.