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Cave is a town and comune in the Latium region of Italy, 42 kilometres (26 mi) southeast of Rome. As of 2011 its population was of 10,421.[4]

Cave
Comune di Cave
Coat of arms of Cave
Coat of arms
Cave within the Metropolitan City of Rome
Cave within the Metropolitan City of Rome
Location of Cave
Cave is located in Italy
Cave
Cave
Location of Cave in Italy
Cave is located in Lazio
Cave
Cave
Cave (Lazio)
Coordinates: 41°49′N 12°56′E / 41.817°N 12.933°E / 41.817; 12.933
CountryItaly
RegionLazio
Metropolitan cityRome (RM)
FrazioniCollepalme, San Bartolomeo
Government
 • MayorAngelo Lupi[1]
(since 26-5-2014)
Area
 • Total17.88 km2 (6.90 sq mi)
Elevation
399 m (1,309 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[3]
 • Total11,381
 • Density640/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Cavesi, Cavensi or Caviselli
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
00033
Dialing code06
Patron saintMadonna del Campo and St. Lawrence
Saint day27 April and 10 August
WebsiteOfficial website

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HistoryEdit

The town was mentioned first in 998 AD, and was later a fief of the Colonna family. In 1482 it was besieged by Pope Sixtus IV and obliged to surrender. It is especially known for the Treaty of Cave, signed on 12 September 1557 by plenipotentiaries of Pope Paul IV and Fernando Álvarez de Toledo, the Spanish viceroy of Naples.

GeographyEdit

Cave borders with Castel San Pietro Romano, Genazzano, Palestrina, Rocca di Cave, and Valmontone.[5] It counts the hamlets (frazioni) of Collepalme and San Bartolomeo.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ ‹See Tfd›(in Italian) City Council page on Cave municipal website
  2. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  3. ^ "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  4. ^ a b ‹See Tfd›(in Italian) Source: Istat 2011
  5. ^ 41561 (x a j h) Cave on OpenStreetMap
  • Lazio, Touring Club Italiano, 2005.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Cave at Wikimedia Commons