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Como Lakeof

Como, Lake of, Lago di Como of the Italians and Lacus Larius of the ancients, a lake of Italy, is situated at the foot of the Pennine Alps. Into it flows the river Adda at the north, issuing at the south-east. Its length is 30 miles, greatest breadth 2-1/2 miles, and depth 1,929 feet. It is divided into two branches by the promontory of Bellagio, the smaller branch being named Lago di Lecco. It is celebrated for the beauty of the surrounding scenery, and many villas line its shores.