Montebello della Battaglia

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Montebello della Battaglia
Comune di Montebello della Battaglia
Coat of arms of Montebello della Battaglia
Coat of arms
Location of Montebello della Battaglia
Montebello della Battaglia is located in Italy
Montebello della Battaglia
Montebello della Battaglia
Location of Montebello della Battaglia in Italy
Montebello della Battaglia is located in Lombardy
Montebello della Battaglia
Montebello della Battaglia
Montebello della Battaglia (Lombardy)
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
CountryItaly
RegionLombardy
ProvinceProvince of Pavia (PV)
Government
 • MayorFabrizio Marchetti (since 2004-06-14)
Area
 • Total15.8 km2 (6.1 sq mi)
Population
(Dec. 2004)
 • Total1,723
 • Density110/km2 (280/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Montebellesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
27054
Dialing code0383
Patron saintSaints 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.

Twin towns[edit]

Montebello della Battaglia is twinned with: