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Città di Cernobbio
A mountain rising above water on a day with clear blue sky. There are large houses at the water's edge, and smaller houses higher up.
Panorama of Cernobbio
Coat of arms of Cernobbio
Coat of arms
Cernobbio is located in Italy
Location of Cernobbio in Italy
Coordinates: 45°50′N 9°4′E / 45.833°N 9.067°E / 45.833; 9.067Coordinates: 45°50′N 9°4′E / 45.833°N 9.067°E / 45.833; 9.067
Country Italy
Region Lombardy
Province Province of Como (CO)
Frazioni Piazza Santo Stefano, Rovenna, Casnedo, Gentrino, Madrona, Mornello, Olzino, Stimianico, Toldino
 • Mayor Paolo Furgoni
 • Total 11.7 km2 (4.5 sq mi)
Elevation 202 m (663 ft)
Population (31 December 2010)[1]
 • Total 7,059
 • Density 600/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Cernobbiesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 22012
Dialing code 031
Website Official website

Cernobbio is a comune (municipality) in the province of Como, Lombardy, northern Italy. It is located about 40 kilometres (25 mi) north of Milan and about 2 kilometres (1 mi) northwest of Como, on the border with Switzerland and near the Lake Como. The highest peak is the Monte Bisbino, at 1,325 metres (4,347 ft).

Cernobbio borders the following municipalities: Blevio, Breggia (Switzerland), Como, Maslianico, Moltrasio, Vacallo (Switzerland).

Cernobbio received the honorary title of city with a presidential decree on May 24, 2005.


Since 1975, every year in early September the city of Cernobbio hosts the Ambrosetti Forum, an international economic conference.

Transport and Tourism[edit]

Cernobbio is a stopping point on the bus and ferry services that link Como to Colico via the west side of Lake Como. It is the starting point for the long-distance footpath, La Via dei Monti Lariani.

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

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