About San Vittore Olona
Historic, Historical Places, Interesting Places, Historic Settlements
San Vittore Olona (Legnanese: San Vittor [ˌsãː ʋiˈtuːr]) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Milan in the Italian region Lombardy, located on the river Olona and about 20 kilometres (12 mi) northwest of Milan. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 7,982 and an area of 3.4 square kilometres (1.3 sq mi).
Since 1933, the comune has been host to the Cinque Mulini cross country running race. The race runs through five of the town's water mills and some of the world's most distinguished runners have competed there, including Haile Gebrselassie, Sebastian Coe and Kenenisa Bekele.
San Vittore Olona borders the following municipalities: Legnano, Cerro Maggiore, Canegrate, Parabiago.