|Città di Somma Lombardo|
Coat of arms
Location of Somma Lombardo in Italy
Somma Lombardo (Lombardy)
|Frazioni||Case Nuove, Coarezza, Maddalena, Mezzana|
|• Mayor||Guido Colombo |
(since 8 May 2005) (PdL)
|• Total||30 km2 (10 sq mi)|
|Elevation||300 m (1,000 ft)|
(31 December 2004)
|• Density||550/km2 (1,400/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
|Saint day||21 January|
Somma Lombardo is a town in the province of Varese, Lombardy, Italy. It received the honorary title of city with a presidential decree on June 16, 1959.
The community has a library.
The airline Neos has its head office in the city.
The town was an strategically located on the consular Roman road, passing from the town of Sesto Calende and linking Milano to Verbano.
In medieval times, the city was under the jurisdiction of the nearby town of Arsago Seprio, an important political centre of the region.
In the forest around Somma, various vestiges of trenches and landing strips dating back to the Second World War can still be found.