|Città di Cairo Montenotte|
|Frazioni||Rocchetta di Cairo, Carretto, Bragno, Ferrania, San Giuseppe di Cairo, Ville, Chinelli, Bellini|
|• Mayor||Fulvio Briano|
|• Total||99.5 km2 (38.4 sq mi)|
|Elevation||330 m (1,080 ft)|
|Population (31 December 2011)|
|• Density||130/km2 (340/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
Cairo Montenotte (Ligurian: Cairi or Câiru, locally Cöiri; Piemontese: Cäiri) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Savona in the Italian region Liguria, located about 50 kilometres (31 mi) west of Genoa and about 20 kilometres (12 mi) northwest of Savona. Located in Val Bormida, it is a member of the Comunità Montana Alta Val Bormida.
It is famous as the birthplace of the patriot Giuseppe Cesare Abba.
The name "Cairo" comes from the Latin "carium", which itself comes from the Ligurian stem "*kar-", meaning "stone", "rock".
This area, according to many archaeological finds, has been inhabited since the Neolithic age.
According to the tradition, Francis of Assisi passed here in 1213, during his trip to Spain; during his journey, he built the convent near Cairo, in the village of "Ville".
- All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
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