Montebello della Battaglia

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Montebello della Battaglia
Comune
Comune di Montebello della Battaglia
Coat of arms of Montebello della Battaglia
Coat of arms
Montebello della Battaglia is located in Italy
Montebello della Battaglia
Montebello della Battaglia
Location of Montebello della Battaglia in Italy
Coordinates: 45°0′N 9°6′E / 45.000°N 9.100°E / 45.000; 9.100Coordinates: 45°0′N 9°6′E / 45.000°N 9.100°E / 45.000; 9.100
Country Italy
Region Lombardy
Province Province of Pavia (PV)
Government
 • Mayor Fabrizio Marchetti (since 2004-06-14)
Area
 • Total 15.8 km2 (6.1 sq mi)
Population (Dec. 2004)
 • Total 1,723
 • Density 110/km2 (280/sq mi)
Demonym Montebellesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 27054
Dialing code 0383
Patron saint Saints Gervaso and Protasio

Montebello della Battaglia is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Pavia in the Italian region Lombardy, located about 50 km south of Milan and about 20 km south of Pavia.

Montebello della Battaglia borders the following municipalities: Borgo Priolo, Casteggio, Codevilla, Lungavilla, Torrazza Coste, Verretto, Voghera.

It is famous for two battles: in that of 1800 the French army under Jean Lannes defeated an Austrian army. That of 1859, part of the Austro-Sardinian War, was a victory of the armies of France and Savoy, again over the Austrians.