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Comune di Besnate
Coat of airms o Besnate
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Besnate is located in Italy
Location o Besnate in Italy
Coordinates: 45°42′N 08°46′E / 45.700°N 8.767°E / 45.700; 8.767
ProvinceVarese (VA)
FrazioniBuzzano, Centenate
 • MayorDott.sa Donata Bordoni
 • Total7 km2 (3 sq mi)
296 m (971 ft)
 (31 December 2004)
 • Total5,021
 • Density720/km2 (1,900/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
Diallin code0331
Patron sauntSan Martino V.
Saunt day11 November
WebsiteOffeecial wabsteid

Besnate is a toun an comune in the province o Varese in Lombardy in northren Italy.

The Commune o Besnate haes a laund aurie o 7.68 km ² an a average elevation o 300 meters abuin sea level. At its heichest pynt, the hills o Ravellino, you can reach the 330 meters. It includes the follaein locations, Besnate, Buzzano an Centenate.

It is bordered tae the north bi the municipality o Sumirago, north-east tae Jerago wit Orago, sooth-east tae Cavaria wi Premezzo, sooth tae Gallarate, in the sooth-wast tae north-an Arsago Seprio wast wi that o Mornago. Besnate 17 km frae Varese, 7 km frae Gallarate, 13 km frae Busto Arsizio an 7 km frae Somma Lombardo.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

The Commune o Besnate haes ayes been unthirlt till 1869, when, bi Ryal Decree No. 4919, wis suppressed an aggregatit wi that o Casorate Sempione, the municipality o Arsago Seprio. Juist a few years later, housomeivver, frae 1 August 1872, Besnate breuk awa frae Arsago Seprio tae jyne Jerago: sicweys wis born the toun o Jerago wi Besnate, which frae 1 Julie 1892, wis the location o aggregate Orago an aw.

Feenally wi the law n ° 48 o 28 Februar 1907, the municipality o Jerago wi Besnate an Orago wis dissolvit an frae 1 Julie 1907 Besnate feenally became an unthirlt municipality. In 2007 the municipality o Besnate, on the occasion o the centenar o the establishment o the toun haed it printit bi the Italian postal souvenir postcairds an stamps.

Geografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

The municipality o Besnate is pairt o the geographical aurie identifee'd as Olona, an is locatit in a hilly aurie atween the Arno river an the River Ticino. In the soothren pairt o Besnate meet the Fontanili, a phenomenon caused bi rainwatter enterin the permeable layers o soil, consistin o boulders, pebbles, graivel an saund an re-emerge on the surface when thay encounter a layer o impermeable cley, formin a muckle aurie o watter springs, which lees tae the east o the provincial road o Gallarate, an tae the fuit o the moraine hills on which pairt o the territory o Jerago wi Orago andCavaria wi Premezzo.

In this wetland Besnate converge some watterweys, the canal Pont-Peder, the Fontanile Fontanile auld an new, which, flowin thegeither, form Sorgiorile the river, the main tributar o the river Arno.

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