is a comune
(municipality) in the Province of Novara
in the Italian
, located about 90 km northeast of Turin
and about 14 km southeast of Novara
. As of 31 December 2004
, it had a population of 6,792 and an area of 32.1 km².
Cerano borders the following municipalities: Abbiategrasso, Boffalora sopra Ticino, Cassolnovo, Magenta, Robecco sul Naviglio, Sozzago, and Trecate.
The Renaissance painter Giovanni Battista Crespi is known as il Cerano because he resided here.