Certosa di Pavia (comune)

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Certosa di Pavia
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
Location of Certosa di Pavia
Certosa di Pavia is located in Italy
Certosa di Pavia
Certosa di Pavia
Location of Certosa di Pavia in Italy
Certosa di Pavia is located in Lombardy
Certosa di Pavia
Certosa di Pavia
Certosa di Pavia (Lombardy)
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
CountryItaly
RegionLombardy
ProvincePavia (PV)
FrazioniCascine Calderari, Samperone, Torre del Mangano (municipal seat), Torriano
Government
 • MayorCorrado Petrini[1]
(since 8-6-2009)
Area
 • Total10 km2 (4 sq mi)
Elevation
90 m (300 ft)
Population
(January 31, 2013)
 • Total5,114
 • Density510/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
27100
Dialing code0382
WebsiteOfficial website

Certosa di Pavia (Pavese dialect: Certusa dè Pavia or la Certùsa) is a town and comune (municipality) in the province of Pavia, Lombardy. It is famous for the homonymous religious complex. As of 2013 its population was of 5,114.[2]

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).[3]

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.

Demographics[edit]

Gallery[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ (in Italian) Mayor and municipal council of Certosa di Pavia Archived January 16, 2014, at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ (in Italian) Source: Istat 2013
  3. ^ (in Italian) History of the municipality of Certosa di Pavia Archived January 16, 2014, at the Wayback Machine.

External links[edit]

Media related to Certosa di Pavia at Wikimedia Commons