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Cave, Lazio

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Country  Italy
Elevation  399 m (1,309 ft)
Region  Lazio
Local time  Tuesday 3:16 AM
Province / Metropolitan city  Rome (RM)
Time zone  CET (UTC+1)
Patron saint  Lawrence of Rome
Postal code  00033
Cave, Lazio
Frazioni  Collepalme, San Bartolomeo
Demonym(s)  Cavesi, Cavensi or Caviselli
Weather  7°C, Wind W at 10 km/h, 89% Humidity

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.

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Map of 00033 Cave Rome, Italy

History

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.

Geography

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

References

Cave, Lazio Wikipedia


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