Belgioioso, Italy

Belgioioso, Italy

Infobox CityIT
official_name = Comune di Belgioioso
img_coa = Belgioioso-Stemma.png img_coa_small =
region = RegioneIT|sigla=LOM
province = ProvinciaIT|sigla=PV (PV)
mayor =
mayor_party =
elevation_footnotes =
elevation_m = 75
area_footnotes =
area_total_km2 = 24
population_footnotes =
population_as_of = 31-12-04
population_total = 5752
pop_density_footnotes =
population_density_km2 = 223
coordinates = coord|45|10|0|N|9|19|0|E|region:IT_type:city(5752)
gentilic = UCFIRST:belgioiosini
telephone = 0382
postalcode = 27011
frazioni = San Giacomo della Cereda, Santa Margherita
saint =
day =
mapx = #expr:45 + 10 / 60.0
mapy = #expr:9 + 19 / 60.0
locator_position =
native_name = Belgioioso
name = Belgioioso

website =
Belgioioso or Belgiojoso is a town in the Province of Pavia, region of Lombardy (northern Italy), with a population of 5,914 (2005). [cite news|title=Statistiche al 31.12.2005 |author=Comune di Belgioioso, Provincia di Pavia|date=2005|url=|accessdate=2007-07-02]

It is 12 km east of the city of Pavia, between the Olona River and the Po River. Due to its geographical location Belgioioso has become one of the southern suburbs of the city of Milan.

Belgioioso is particularly noted for its medieval castle, the seat of the Belgiojoso family. Francis I of France was held there after the Battle of Pavia.


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