Cavriana

Cavriana is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Mantua in the Italian region Lombardy, located about 110 kilometres (68 mi) east of Milan and about 25 kilometres (16 mi) northwest of Mantua.

Cavriana
Comune di Cavriana

Coat of arms
Location of Cavriana
Cavriana
Location of Cavriana in Italy
Cavriana
Cavriana (Lombardy)
Coordinates: 45°21′N 10°36′E
CountryItaly
RegionLombardy
ProvinceMantua (MN)
FrazioniBande, Campagnolo, Castelgrimaldo, San Giacomo, San Cassiano grimaldo
Government
  MayorBruno Righetti
Area
  Total36.8 km2 (14.2 sq mi)
Population
 (June 2008)[2]
  Total3,880
  Density110/km2 (270/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
46040
Dialing code0376
WebsiteOfficial website

Main sights

It is home to one or more prehistoric pile-dwelling (or stilt house) settlements that are part of the Prehistoric Pile dwellings around the Alps UNESCO World Heritage Site.[3]

The road between Cerlongo and Guidizzolo, in the communal territory of Cavriana, was the location of Alfonso de Portago's fatal accident in the 1957 Mille Miglia. A memorial slab remembers the event along the road.

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