Cava Manara

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Cava Manara
Comune di Cava Manara
Coat of arms of Cava Manara
Coat of arms
Location of Cava Manara
Cava Manara is located in Italy
Cava Manara
Cava Manara
Location of Cava Manara in Italy
Cava Manara is located in Lombardy
Cava Manara
Cava Manara
Cava Manara (Lombardy)
Coordinates: 45°8′N 9°6′E / 45.133°N 9.100°E / 45.133; 9.100
CountryItaly
RegionLombardy
ProvincePavia (PV)
FrazioniGerre Chiozzo, Mezzana Corti, Torre de' Torti, Tre Re
Government
 • MayorMichele Pini
Area
 • Total17.26 km2 (6.66 sq mi)
Elevation
79 m (259 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total6,766
 • Density390/km2 (1,000/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Cavesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
27051
Dialing code0382
Patron saintSt. Augustine
WebsiteOfficial website

Cava Manara is a comune (municipality) in the province of Pavia in the Italian region Lombardy, located about 35 km south of Milan and about 7 km southwest of Pavia, not far from the confluence of the Ticino and the Po rivers.

The comune is named after Luciano Manara, an Italian patriot.

Cava Manara borders the following municipalities: Bastida Pancarana, Bressana Bottarone, Carbonara al Ticino, Rea, San Martino Siccomario, Sommo, Travacò Siccomario, Zinasco.

History[edit]

Cava Taverna is known since the 13th century. Historically belonging to Lomellina, it was renamed Cava Manara in 1863, and in 1871 it absorbed the suppressed communes of Torre de' Torti and Gerrechiozzo.



  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.