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Bress  (Lombard)
Comune di Bresso
Cavour Square
Cavour Square
Coat of arms of Bresso
Coat of arms
Bresso is located in Italy
Location of Bresso in Italy
Coordinates: 45°32′N 9°11′E / 45.533°N 9.183°E / 45.533; 9.183
Country Italy
Region Lombardy
Metropolitan city Milan (MI)
 • Mayor Ugo Vecchiarelli
 • Total 3.38 km2 (1.31 sq mi)
Elevation 142 m (466 ft)
Population (31 December 2017)[1]
 • Total 26,259
 • Density 7,800/km2 (20,000/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Bressesi
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code 20091
Dialing code 02
Website Official website

Bresso (Milanese: Bress [ˈbrɛs]) is a comune (municipality) in the Metropolitan City of Milan in the Italian region Lombardy, located about 8 kilometres (5 mi) north of Milan. At the 2001 census the municipality had a population of 26,255 inhabitants and a population density of 8,027.2 persons/km², making it the most densely populated comune in Italy outside the Province of Naples .

Bresso borders the following municipalities: Cinisello Balsamo, Cusano Milanino, Sesto San Giovanni, Cormano and Milan.

Milan's general aviation airfield is located at Bresso and is the home of the Aero Club Milano and Aero Club Bresso.


Bresso Airport is in the commune.


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

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