Certosa di Pavia (comune)

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Certosa di Pavia
Comune
Comune di Certosa di Pavia
The facade of the Certosa di Pavia Monastery
The facade of the Certosa di Pavia Monastery
Coat of arms of Certosa di Pavia
Coat of arms
Certosa di Pavia within the Province of Pavia
Certosa di Pavia within the Province of Pavia
Certosa di Pavia is located in Italy
Certosa di Pavia
Certosa di Pavia
Location of Certosa di Pavia in Italy
Coordinates: 45°15′N 09°09′E / 45.250°N 9.150°E / 45.250; 9.150Coordinates: 45°15′N 09°09′E / 45.250°N 9.150°E / 45.250; 9.150
Country Italy
Region Lombardy
Province Pavia (PV)
Frazioni Cascine Calderari, Samperone, Torre del Mangano,[1] Torriano
Government
 • Mayor Corrado Petrini[2]
(since 8-6-2009)
Area
 • Total 10 km2 (4 sq mi)
Elevation 90 m (300 ft)
Population (January 31, 2013)
 • Total 5,114
 • Density 510/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 27100
Dialing code 0382
Website Official website

Certosa di Pavia is a town and comune (municipality) in the province of Pavia, Lombardy. It is famous for the omonymous religious complex. As of 2013 its population was of 5,114.[3]

History[edit]

The comune was created in 1929 by the former communes of Torre del Mangano, Torriano and Borgarello (which became again autonomous in 1958).[4]

Geography[edit]

The municipality is located in north of Pavia and 30 km in south of Milan. It borders with the municipalities of Borgarello, Giussago, Marcignago, Pavia and Vellezzo Bellini. Its territory is formed by the hamlets (frazioni) of Cascine Calderari, Samperone, Torre del Mangano (municipal seat) and Torriano.

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Media related to Certosa di Pavia at Wikimedia Commons