|Comune di Pombia|
The Old Castle
|• Mayor||Alberti Luigi Pilone|
|• Total||12.0 km2 (4.6 sq mi)|
|Population (Dec. 2004)|
|• Density||150/km2 (400/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
Pombia is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Novara in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 100 km northeast of Turin and about 20 km north of Novara. This comune is known, because in 1976, was established a Safari Park.
It has Roman origins, when it was called Flavia Plumbia. After the fall of the Western Roman Empire and the Lombard conquest of northern Italy, it was the seat of a county, later, after Charlemagne's conquest, ruled by Frank feudataries.
- All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
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