Pizzighettone (Pizzighettonese: Pisighitòn) is a comune of the Province of Cremona in the Italian region Lombardy. The main population centre is located on the river Adda and is divided into two parts: Pizzighettone on the east bank and Gera on the west.
|Comune di Pizzighettone|
|Frazioni||Ferie, Regona, Roggione|
|• Mayor||Luigi Edoardo Bernocchi|
|• Total||32 km2 (12 sq mi)|
(1 January 2009)
|• Density||210/km2 (550/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
|Patron saint||Saint Bassianus|
|Saint day||19 January|
Francis I of France was imprisoned in the tower of Pizzighettone following the Battle of Pavia in 1525. It was the site of the Insubrian town of Acerrae, and was home to the football team A.S. Pizzighettone, until the summer 2012 when it moved to city of Crema and changed its name to U.S. Pergolettese 1932.
Saint Vincenzo Grossi was born in Pizzighettone.
- "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Italian National Institute of Statistics. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
- "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Italian National Institute of Statistics. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
- Storia d'Italia, Francesco Guicciardini
- Official town website (in Italian)