Gorgonzola (Lombardy)

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The Niviglio della Martesana near Gorgonzola
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Gorgonzola (Italy)
Country Italy
region Lombardy
Metropolitan city Milan  (MI)
Local name Gorgonzoeula
Coordinates 45 ° 32 '  N , 9 ° 24'  E Coordinates: 45 ° 32 '0 "  N , 9 ° 24' 0"  E
height 133  m slm
surface 10.69 km²
Residents 20,835 (Dec. 31, 2019)
Population density 1,949 inhabitants / km²
Post Code 20064
prefix 02
ISTAT number 015108
Popular name Gorgonzolesi
Website Gorgonzola

Gorgonzola is an Italian commune in the metropolitan city of Milan , Lombardy region . The place is on the canal of the Naviglio della Martesana , which leads from Milan to the east and flows into the Adda at Trezzo d'Adda . The town has a train station on the Milan-Treviglio-Bergamo line and a metro station of the same name on the M2 line of the Metropolitana di Milano . Gorgonzola has an area of ​​10.69 km² and 20,835 inhabitants (as of December 31, 2019). In Gorgonzola there is a large distribution and sorting post office of the Poste Italiane , which supplies large parts of northern Italy.

The name Gorgonzola is also known abroad, mainly because it gave the Gorgonzola cheese its name.

Gorgonzola has a town partnership with the French town of Ambert , where the blue cheese Fourme d'Ambert is made, and the Palatinate town of Annweiler am Trifels .

Web links

Commons : Gorgonzola (Lombardy)  - Album with pictures, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. Statistiche demografiche ISTAT. Monthly population statistics of the Istituto Nazionale di Statistica , as of December 31 of 2019.
  2. All Italian sources agree, including: Vocabolario online: Gorgonzola. Encicliopedia Treccani, accessed May 24, 2018 . , Il formaggio Gorgonzola: origini. Consorzio per la Tutela del Formaggio Gorgonzola DOP, accessed on May 24, 2018 . or Il Gorgonzola. Latte News, accessed May 24, 2018 .