|Comune di Pombia|
The Old Castle
|Province / Metropolitan city||Novara (NO)|
|• 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 kilometres (62 mi) northeast of Turin and about 20 kilometres (12 mi) north of Novara. The commune is known for its Safari Park, established in 1976.
It has Roman origins, when it was called Flavia Plumbia. After the fall of the Western Roman Empire and the Lombardic 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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