Cavernago

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Cavernago
Comune
Comune di Cavernago
Interior of the Castle of Cavernago.
Interior of the Castle of Cavernago.
Coat of arms of Cavernago
Coat of arms
Cavernago is located in Italy
Cavernago
Cavernago
Location of Cavernago in Italy
Coordinates: 45°38′N 9°46′E / 45.633°N 9.767°E / 45.633; 9.767
Country Italy
Region Lombardy
Province Bergamo (BG)
Frazioni Malpaga
Government
 • Mayor Giuliano Verdi
Area
 • Total 7.5 km2 (2.9 sq mi)
Elevation 199 m (653 ft)
Population [1]
 • Total 2,300
 • Density 310/km2 (790/sq mi)
Demonym Cavernaghesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 24050
Dialing code 035

Cavernago is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Bergamo in the Italian region of Lombardy, located about 50 kilometres (31 mi) northeast of Milan and about 11 kilometres (7 mi) southeast of Bergamo.

Cavernago borders the following municipalities: Calcinate, Ghisalba, Grassobbio, Seriate, Urgnano, Zanica. It is home to the Malpaga Castle, a Renaissance fortress owned by the condottiero and local lord Bartolomeo Colleoni. Another castle, that of Cavernago proper, was later remade in the 17th century in Baroque style.

References[edit]

  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.