Legnano (dt: Ligni) is situated on the Olona, ​​a town in northern Italy, northwest of Milan, with 60,262 inhabitants (as of December 31, 2015). The city has a designed by Bramante church with altarpiece by Bernardo Luini. Major employer is mechanical engineering. In the battle of Legnano on May 29, 1176 the army of Emperor Frederick I Barbarossa defeated the Milanese troops. Giuseppe Verdi processed the theme in his opera La Battaglia di Legnano, which premiered 1849th