Porto Ceresio

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Porto Ceresio
Comune di Porto Ceresio
Porto Ceresio
Porto Ceresio
Map of comune of Porto Ceresio (province of Varese, region Lombardy, Italy).svg
Porto Ceresio is located in Italy
Porto Ceresio
Porto Ceresio
Location of Porto Ceresio in Italy
Coordinates: 45°54′N 8°54′E / 45.900°N 8.900°E / 45.900; 8.900Coordinates: 45°54′N 8°54′E / 45.900°N 8.900°E / 45.900; 8.900
Country Italy
Region Lombardy
Province Province of Varese (VA)
 • Total 5.1 km2 (2.0 sq mi)
Population (Dec. 2004)
 • Total 3,080
 • Density 600/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code 21050
Dialing code 0332

Porto Ceresio is a comune (municipality) on Lake Lugano in the Province of Varese in the Italian region Lombardy, located about 50 kilometres (31 miles) northwest of Milan and about 11 km (7 mi) northeast of Varese, on the border with Switzerland. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 3,080 and an area of 5.1 square kilometres (2.0 sq mi).[1]

Porto Ceresio borders the following municipalities: Besano, Brusimpiano, Brusino Arsizio (Switzerland), Cuasso al Monte, Meride (Switzerland), Morcote (Switzerland).

Demographic evolution

Twin towns


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

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