Cave, Italy

Cave, Italy

Infobox CityIT
img_coa = Cave-Stemma.gif
official_name = Comune di Cave
region = Lazio
province = Rome
elevation_m = 399
area_total_km2 = 17
population_as_of = December 31, 2004
population_total = 9966
population_density_km2 = 560
timezone = CET, UTC+1
coordinates = coord|41|49|N|12|56|E
frazioni =
telephone = 06
postalcode = 00033
gentilic =
saint =
day =
mayor = Massimo Umbertini (since June 2004)
website = [http://www.comune.cave.rm.it www.comune.cave.rm.it]

Cave is town and commune in the Lazio region of Italy, 42 km southeast of Rome.

History

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

Main sights

Transportation

ources

*"Lazio", Touring Club Italiano, 2005.

External links

* [http://www.fallingrain.com/world/IT/0/Cave2.html Maps, Weather and Airports]


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