Maccagno

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Maccagno
Comune di Maccagno
Coat of arms of Maccagno
Coat of arms
Map of comune of Maccagno (province of Varese, region Lombardy, Italy).svg
Location of Maccagno
Maccagno is located in Italy
Maccagno
Maccagno
Location of Maccagno in Italy
Maccagno is located in Lombardy
Maccagno
Maccagno
Maccagno (Lombardy)
Coordinates: 46°3′N 8°44′E / 46.050°N 8.733°E / 46.050; 8.733Coordinates: 46°3′N 8°44′E / 46.050°N 8.733°E / 46.050; 8.733
Country Italy
Region Lombardy
Province Varese (VA)
Frazioni Alpe Dei, Alpe Inent, Bosco Nassa, Campagnano, Case Venere, Caviggia, Garabiolo, Lago Delio, Monte Borgna, Musignano, Orascio, Sarangio, Entiglio, Ronco delle Monache, Ronco Valgrande, San Rocco, Sasso della Nonna, Veddo
Government
 • Mayor Fabio Passera
Area
 • Total 17.0 km2 (6.6 sq mi)
Elevation
210 m (690 ft)
Population
(Dec. 2004)[1]
 • Total 2,028
 • Density 120/km2 (310/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Maccagnesi
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
21010
Dialing code 0332
Website Official website

Maccagno is a comune (municipality) of 2,000 inhabitants located in the province of Varese in the Italian region Lombardy, located in the Val Veddasca about 70 km northwest of Milan and about 25 km northwest of Varese.

History

In 1622 Giacomo III Mandelli - count of Maccagno - got from the emperor Ferdinand II of Habsburg the privilege to mint coins in its fief.

Geography

Maccagno is located by the lake shore of the Lake Maggiore, on the east side. Not far from the town center there is a cliff that is used for rock climbing activities. The cliff is called "Il Cinzanino" and it is managed by the Club Alpino Italiano, departement of Luino.

Rock climbing in Maccagno
a Thaler of Maccagno of 1622

References

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

External links

  • Official website
  • Maccagno travel guide from Wikivoyage
  • The mint of Maccagno Inferiore


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