Cernòbi   (Lombard)
Città di Cernobbio
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Panorama of Cernobbio
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Location of Cernobbio
Cernobbio is located in Italy
Location of Cernobbio in Italy
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Cernobbio is located in Lombardy
Cernobbio (Lombardy)
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Coordinates: 45°50′N 9°4′E / 45.833°N 9.067°E / 45.833; 9.067Coordinates: 45°50′N 9°4′E / 45.833°N 9.067°E / 45.833; 9.067
Country Italy
Region Lombardy
Province Como (CO)
Frazioni Piazza Santo Stefano, Rovenna, Casnedo, Gentrino, Madrona, Mornello, Olzino, Stimianico, Toldino
 • Mayor Matteo Monti
 • Total 11.7 km2 (4.5 sq mi)
202 m (663 ft)
 (31 December 2010) [3]
 • Total 7,059
 • Density 600/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Cernobbiesi
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
Dialing code 031
Website Official website

Cernobbio (Comasco: Cernòbi [tʃerˈnɔbi]) is a comune (municipality) in the province of Como, Lombardy, northern Italy. It is located about 40 kilometres (25 mi) north of Milan and about 2 kilometres (1 mi) northwest of Como, on the border with Switzerland and near the Lake Como. The highest peak is the Monte Bisbino, at 1,325 metres (4,347 ft).

Cernobbio borders the following municipalities: Blevio, Breggia (Switzerland), Como, Maslianico, Moltrasio, Vacallo (Switzerland).

Cernobbio received the honorary title of city with a presidential decree on May 24, 2005.


Since 1975, every year in early September the city of Cernobbio hosts the Ambrosetti Forum, an international economic conference.

Transport and tourism

Cernobbio is a stopping point on the bus and ferry services that link Como to Colico via the west side of Lake Como. It is the starting point for the long-distance footpath La Via dei Monti Lariani.

See also


  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  3. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.

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