Legnano

Legnano is an Italian town and comune with 59.147 inhabitants in the north-westernmost part of Province of Milan, about 20 km (12 mi) from Downtown Milan. It's crossed by the river Olona, and it's the 13th town for inhabitants in Lombardy.

Thanks to the historic Battle of Legnano, Legnano is the only town, in addition to Rome, named in the Italian national anthem. Every year Legnanesi remember this battle with the Palio delle contrade.

The town is served by Legnano railway station.

Read more about Legnano:  Territory, History, Main Sights, Famous People, Sports, Culture, Twin Towns

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