Turbigo

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Turbigo
Comune di Turbigo
Turbigo is locatit in Italy
Turbigo
Turbigo
Location o Turbigo in Italy
Coordinates: 45°32′N 8°44′E / 45.533°N 8.733°E / 45.533; 8.733
KintraItaly
RegionLombardy
ProvinceMilan (MI)
Govrenment
 • MayorLaura Mira Bonomi
Area
 • Total8.5 km2 (3.3 sq mi)
Elevation
146 m (479 ft)
Population
 (31 December 2007[1])
 • Tot7,413
 • Density870/km2 (2,300/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Turbighesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
20029
Dialin code0331

Turbigo is a comune (municipality) in the Province o Milan in the Italian region Lombardy, locatit aboot 35 km wast o Milan, alang the Naviglio Grande canal. As o 31 Dizember 2004, it haed a population o 7,486 an a aurie o 8.5 km².

Turbigo borders the follaein municipalities: Castano Primo, Cameri, Robecchetto con Induno, Galliate. It is the birthplace o naturalist Giuseppe Gené.

It is hame tae a medieval castle, kent frae the 9t century an perhaps built aroond a Roman touer, an tae kirk o Santi Cosma e Damiano (1639-1640). An aw frae the 17t century is a brig ower the Naviglio Grande.

On 3 Juin 1859, Turbigo wis the steid o the Battle o Turbigo, a battle o the Seicont Italian War o Unthirldom. Franco-Piedmontese troops crossed the Ticino via a pontoon brig tae occupy the toun. The battle is commemoratit in the name o rue de Turbigo, a Paris street.

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