Gorla Minore is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Varese in the Italian region Lombardy, located about 30 kilometres (19 mi) northwest of Milan and about 15 kilometres (9 mi) southeast of Varese. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 7,894 and an area of 7.7 square kilometres (3.0 sq mi).
The municipality of Gorla Minore contains the frazione (subdivision) Prospiano.
Gorla Minore borders the following municipalities: Cislago, Gorla Maggiore, Marnate, Mozzate, Olgiate Olona, Rescaldina, Solbiate Olona.
Between boundaries of Marnate and Olgiate Olona is located a military monument of II World War called Marnate's Bunker.