Calvatone

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Calvatone
Comune
Comune di Calvatone
Coat of arms of Calvatone
Coat of arms
Calvatone is located in Italy
Calvatone
Calvatone
Location of Calvatone in Italy
Coordinates: 45°8′N 10°27′E / 45.133°N 10.450°E / 45.133; 10.450Coordinates: 45°8′N 10°27′E / 45.133°N 10.450°E / 45.133; 10.450
Country Italy
Region Lombardy
Province / Metropolitan city Cremona (CR)
Government
 • Mayor Bruno Tosatto
Area
 • Total 13.5 km2 (5.2 sq mi)
Population (2007)[1]
 • Total 1,294
 • Density 96/km2 (250/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Calvatonesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 26030
Dialing code 0375
Patron saint St. Blaise
Saint day 10 August
Website Official website

Calvatone is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Cremona, Lombardy, located about 110 kilometres (68 mi) southeast of Milan and about 35 kilometres (22 mi) east of Cremona. Its territory is crossed by the Oglio River. In Roman times it was known as Bedriacum.

The two Battles of Bedriacum were fought nearby in 69 AD.

References

  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.

External links

  • Official website
  • Archaeological excavations at Calvatone-Bedriacum - Universitas Studiorum Mediolanensis


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