Ossuccio

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Ossuccio
Comune di Ossuccio
Ossuccio
Ossuccio
Location of Ossuccio
Ossuccio is located in Italy
Ossuccio
Ossuccio
Location of Ossuccio in Italy
Ossuccio is located in Lombardy
Ossuccio
Ossuccio
Ossuccio (Lombardy)
Coordinates: 45°58′N 9°11′E / 45.967°N 9.183°E / 45.967; 9.183Coordinates: 45°58′N 9°11′E / 45.967°N 9.183°E / 45.967; 9.183
CountryItaly
RegionLombardy
ProvinceComo (CO)
Government
 • MayorGiorgio Cantoni
Area
 • Total8.0 km2 (3.1 sq mi)
Population
(Dec. 2004)
 • Total975
 • Density120/km2 (320/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
22010
Dialing code0344

Ossuccio (Lombard: Ossusc) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Como in the Italian region Lombardy. It is located on the western shore of Lake Como some 20 kilometres (12 mi) northeast of Como. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 975 and an area of 8.0 square kilometres (3.1 sq mi).[1]

It is known for the Sacro Monte, a site of pilgrimage and worship close to it, for the late 16th century Villa del Balbiano [1], the mid-20th century Villa Leoni [2], and for the island of Comacina which falls within its territory.

Ossuccio borders the following municipalities: Colonno, Lenno, Lezzeno, Ponna, Porlezza, Sala Comacina.

The Comune di Ossuccio will be united to Mezzegra, Lenno and Tremezzo to form a single municipality named Tremezzina: the new administration will be formalized after election of the Major on 25 May 2014

Demographic evolution[edit]

References[edit]

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