Cardano al Campo
Comune di Cardano al Campo
Coat of arms
Location of Cardano al Campo
Cardano al Campo
Cardano al Campo
Location of Cardano al Campo in Italy
Cardano al Campo
Cardano al Campo
Cardano al Campo (Lombardy)
Coordinates: 45°40′N 08°44′E / 45.667°N 8.733°E / 45.667; 8.733Coordinates: 45°40′N 08°44′E / 45.667°N 8.733°E / 45.667; 8.733
CountryItaly
RegionLombardy
ProvinceVarese (VA)
Government
 • MayorAngelo Bellora
Area
 • Total9 km2 (3 sq mi)
Population
 (1 January 2008)[2]
 • Total13,757
 • Density1,500/km2 (4,000/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Cardanesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
21010
Dialing code0331
Patron saintSant'Anastasio
Saint dayJanuary 22
WebsiteOfficial website

Cardano al Campo is a town, comune (municipality) and suburb of Milan located in the province of Varese, in the Lombardy region of northern Italy.

Cardano al Campo is located strategically for its economy, since it can be found at only 2 km from Milan-Malpensa Airport. Apart from that, the town is distant 35 km from Milan, being an affluent suburban town of the Milan metropolitan area .

Origins of the name

The name of the town is strictly connected to various historical events, as suggested by historians.

The different assumptions considered: - carduus, a genus of flowering plants; -kar, a rock or a rocky terrain.

Main Sight

Religious Architecture

Twin towns

References

  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.