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Comune di Castelseprio
Coat of airms o Castelseprio
Coat airms
Castelseprio is located in Italy
Location o Castelseprio in Italy
Coordinates: 45°43′N 8°52′E / 45.717°N 8.867°E / 45.717; 8.867
ProvinceVarese (VA)
 • Total3.9 km2 (1.5 sq mi)
 (Dec. 2004)
 • Total1,276
 • Density330/km2 (850/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
Diallin code0331
WebsiteOffeecial wabsteid

Castelseprio is a comune (municipality) in the Province o Varese in the Italian region Lombardy, locatit aboot 35 km northwast o Milan an aboot 11 km sooth o Varese, borderin the municipalities of Cairate, Carnago, Gornate-Olona an Lonate Ceppino.

The main centre, umwhile kent as Vico Seprio (a name still in informal local uise) is locatit near the historically significant ruins o the auncient an medieval ceety o Castelseprio, which are the day in an airchaeological zone open tae the public at the normal oors. The steid is maist famous for the Byzantinesque frescos in the smaw Kirk o Santa Maria foris portas, a UNESCO Warld Heritage Steid syne 2011.

The modern veelage o Castelseprio haes a population o 1,276 [1] an aurie o 3.9 km².[2]

Demographic evolution[eedit | eedit soorce]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. As of 31 December 2004
  2. All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.