|Metropolitan city||Milan (MI)|
|Residents||20,835 (Dec. 31, 2019)|
|Population density||1,949 inhabitants / km²|
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.
- Statistiche demografiche ISTAT. Monthly population statistics of the Istituto Nazionale di Statistica , as of December 31 of 2019.
- 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 .