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Somma Lombardo is a town in the province of Varese, Lombardy, Italy. It received the honorary title of city with a presidential decree on June 16, 1959.

Somma Lombardo
Città di Somma Lombardo
Coat of arms of Somma Lombardo
Coat of arms
Location of Somma Lombardo
Somma Lombardo is located in Italy
Somma Lombardo
Somma Lombardo
Location of Somma Lombardo in Italy
Somma Lombardo is located in Lombardy
Somma Lombardo
Somma Lombardo
Somma Lombardo (Lombardy)
Coordinates: 45°41′N 08°42′E / 45.683°N 8.700°E / 45.683; 8.700Coordinates: 45°41′N 08°42′E / 45.683°N 8.700°E / 45.683; 8.700
CountryItaly
RegionLombardy
ProvinceVarese (VA)
FrazioniCase Nuove, Coarezza, Maddalena, Mezzana
Government
 • MayorGuido Colombo
(since 8 May 2005) (PdL)
Area
 • Total30.51 km2 (11.78 sq mi)
Elevation
300 m (1,000 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total17,919
 • Density590/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Sommesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
21019
Dialing code0331
Patron saintSant'Agnese
Saint day21 January
WebsiteOfficial website

The airline Neos has its head office in the city.[3]

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EducationEdit

The community has a library.[4]

HistoryEdit

The town was an strategically located on the consular roman road, passing from the town of Sesto Calende and linking Milano to Verbano. Still nowadays, in the forest around Somma, it can be found different vestiges of trenches and landing strips, dated back to the Second World War. In Medioeval times, the city was under the jurisdiction of the near Arsago Seprio, important political centre of the region.[citation needed]

People from Somma LombardoEdit

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. ^ "Contatti." Neos. Retrieved on 18 January 2011. "Neos SpA 68, Della Chiesa Street 21019 Somma Lombardo (VA) Italy."
  4. ^ "Biblioteca." Somma Lombardo. Retrieved on 18 January 2011.
  5. ^ "Valerio Valeri". Donzelli Editore. Archived from the original on 29 November 2014. Retrieved 18 November 2014. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)

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