Varese, Province of Varese, Lombardy, Italy

Varese is a city in north-western Lombardy, 55 km north of Milan, with an economy mainly based on industry and, to a lesser extent, specialized agriculture; Varese is also home to Malpensa International Airport, which serves the international traffic of Milan, Italy.

Some famous Varese-based firms are Aermacchi (military trainer aircrafts), Agusta (helicopters), Cagiva (motorbikes), former Ignis (now part of Whirlpool electronics). Especially renowned is the high quality of Varese shoe factories.


Altitude: 382 m a.s.l -- Population: about 81,000 inhabitants in 2011 -- Zip/postal code: 21100 -- Phone Area Code: 0332 -- Patron Saint: San Vittore il Moro (=the Moor) celebrated on 8th May

Administrative Divisions

Monza is divided into six circoscrizioni, each including a number of the traditional quarters.
the Circoscrizioni of Varese

province of Varese

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