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Comune di Cuggiono
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Cuggiono is located in Italy
Location of Cuggiono in Italy
Coordinates: 45°30′N 08°49′E / 45.500°N 8.817°E / 45.500; 8.817Coordinates: 45°30′N 08°49′E / 45.500°N 8.817°E / 45.500; 8.817
Country Italy
Region Lombardy
Metropolitan city Milan (MI)
 • Mayor Flavio Polloni
 • Total 14 km2 (5 sq mi)
Elevation 157 m (515 ft)
Population (Jan. 2014)
 • Total 8,243 [1]
Demonym(s) Cuggionesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 20012
Dialing code 02
Patron saint St. George
Website Official website

Cuggiono (Lombard: Cugiònn [kyˈdʒɔn]) is a small Italian town and comune in the Metropolitan City of Milan, 50 kilometres (31 mi) west of Milan on the Motorway A4 to Turin, gate of Marcallo-Mesero.

The American baseball player Yogi Berra had parents from there.

The Italian singer and composer Angelo Branduardi was born there.

Cuggiono is the sister city of Herrin, Illinois. Many Italians from Cuggiono, emigrated to Southern Illinois to work in the coal mines with hopes of the American Dream in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. They formed neighborhoods in towns throughout Southern Illinois.

Cuggiono borders the following municipalities: Castano Primo, Buscate, Arconate, Robecchetto con Induno, Galliate, Mesero and Bernate Ticino.


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