Boffalora sopra Ticino

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Boffalora sopra Ticino
Comune di Boffalora sopra Ticino
Location of Boffalora sopra Ticino
Boffalora sopra Ticino is located in Italy
Boffalora sopra Ticino
Boffalora sopra Ticino
Location of Boffalora sopra Ticino in Italy
Boffalora sopra Ticino is located in Lombardy
Boffalora sopra Ticino
Boffalora sopra Ticino
Boffalora sopra Ticino (Lombardy)
Coordinates: 45°28′N 8°50′E / 45.467°N 8.833°E / 45.467; 8.833Coordinates: 45°28′N 8°50′E / 45.467°N 8.833°E / 45.467; 8.833
CountryItaly
RegionLombardy
Metropolitan cityMilan (MI)
FrazioniPontenuovo di Boffalora, Località Magnana
Area
 • Total7.5 km2 (2.9 sq mi)
Elevation
120 m (390 ft)
Population
(Dec. 2004)
 • Total4,313
 • Density580/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Boffaloresi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
20010
Dialing code02
WebsiteOfficial website

Boffalora sopra Ticino (Milanese: Boffalòra [bufaˈlɔra]) is a comune (municipality) in the Metropolitan City of Milan in the Italian region Lombardy, located about 25 kilometres (16 mi) west of Milan. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 4,313 and an area of 7.5 square kilometres (2.9 sq mi).[1]

The municipality of Boffalora sopra Ticino contains the frazioni (subdivisions, mainly villages and hamlets) Pontenuovo di Boffalora and Località Magnana.

Boffalora sopra Ticino borders the following municipalities: Marcallo con Casone, Bernate Ticino, Magenta, Trecate, Cerano.

History[edit]

Boffalora sopra Ticino was the site of a small battle in the 1859 Second Italian War of Independence. It was one of the first locations in what had been up to then Austrian territory to be captured by a French army which crossed the Ticino after the Battle of Montebello.

Demographic evolution[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.

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