Cerro Maggiore

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Cerro Maggiore
Comune di Cerro Maggiore
Coat of arms of Cerro Maggiore
Coat of arms
Cerro Maggiore is located in Italy
Cerro Maggiore
Cerro Maggiore
Location of Cerro Maggiore in Italy
Coordinates: 45°36′N 8°57′E / 45.600°N 8.950°E / 45.600; 8.950
Country Italy
Region Lombardy
Metropolitan city Milan (MI)
Frazioni Cantalupo
 • Mayor Antonio Lazzati
 • Total 10.2 km2 (3.9 sq mi)
Population (Dec. 2004[1])
 • Total 14,230
 • Density 1,400/km2 (3,600/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Cerresi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 20023
Dialing code 0331
Website Official website

Cerro Maggiore (Legnanese: Scerr [ˈʃɛr]) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Milan in the Italian region Lombardy, located about 20 kilometres (12 mi) northwest of Milan.

On 25 August 1946 Benito Mussolini's corpse was buried in the town, remaining here until 30 August 1957.

Twin towns[edit]


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

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