|Comune di Savona|
Municipal coat of arms
Location of Savona in Italy
|Elevation||4 m (13 ft)|
|Area||65. Italy (Italia officially the Italian Republic, (Repubblica Italiana is located on the Italian Peninsula in Southern Europe, and on the two largest Liguria is a coastal region of north-western Italy, the third smallest of the Italian regions In Italy, a Province (in Italian provincia) is an administrative division of intermediate level between Municipality ( Comune The Province of Savona (Italian Provincia di Savona; Ligurian: Pruvinsa de Sann-a) is a province in the Liguria region of Italy 55 km² (25 sq mi)|
|Population (as of 2007-08-31)|
|- Density||947/km² (2,453/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET, UTC+1|
|Frazioni||Lavagnola, Légino, Zinola, Santuario|
|Patron||N. Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. Events 1056 - Byzantine Empress Theodora becomes ill dying suddenly a few days later without children to succeed the Throne Central European Time ( CET) is one of the names of the Time zone that is 1 hour ahead of Coordinated Universal Time. UTC+1 is used in the following locations Central European Time West Africa Time Western European Summer Time A geographic coordinate system enables every location on the Earth to be specified in three coordinates using mainly a spherical coordinate system. A demonym or gentilic is a word that denotes the members of a People or the inhabitants of a place Here are a list of area codes in Italy. All numbers here begin with the country code (0039 A frazione, in Italy, is the name given in administrative law to a type of territorial subdivision of a Comune; for other Administrative S. della Misericordia (Our Lady of Mercy)|
|- Day||18 March|
Savona (Sàn-na in the local dialect of Ligurian) is a seaport and comune in the northern Italian region of Liguria, capital of the Province of Savona, in the Riviera di Ponente on the Mediterranean Sea. Events 37 - The Roman Senate annuls Tiberius ' will and proclaims Caligula emperor The official language of Italy is Standard Italian, a descendant of the Tuscan dialect and a direct descendant of Latin (some 75% of Italian words are of Latin origin Ligurian is also the name of an extinct language of Italy Ligurian is a Gallo-Romance language currently spoken in Liguria In Italy, the comune, (plural comuni) is the basic Administrative division of both provinces and regions and may be properly approximated in Italy (Italia officially the Italian Republic, (Repubblica Italiana is located on the Italian Peninsula in Southern Europe, and on the two largest Liguria is a coastal region of north-western Italy, the third smallest of the Italian regions The Province of Savona (Italian Provincia di Savona; Ligurian: Pruvinsa de Sann-a) is a province in the Liguria region of Italy
Savona used to be one of the chief seats of the Italian iron industry, having iron-works and foundries, shipbuilding, railway workshops, engineering shops, brass foundry.
One of the most celebrated former inhabitants of Savona was the navigator Christopher Columbus, who farmed land in the area while chronicling his journeys. 'Columbus's house', a cottage situated in the Savona hills, lay between vegetable crops and fruit trees. It is just one of many residences in Liguria associated with Columbus. this link).
Savona is the Roman Savo of the Sabatian Ligures, where, according to Livy, Mago stored his booty in the Second Punic War. The Ligures (singular Ligus or Ligur; English: Ligurians, Greek:) were an ancient people who gave their name to Liguria Titus Livius (traditionally 59 BC &ndash AD 17 known as Livy in English, was a Roman historian who wrote a monumental history of Rome The Second Punic War (referred to as "The War Against Hannibal" by the Romans lasted from 218 to 201 BC and involved combatants in the western
The place was outshone in importance in Roman times by the harbor at Vada Sabatia (Vado), from which a road diverged across the Apennines to Placentia. After the fall of the Western Roman Empire, Savona was destroyed by the Lombard king Rotari in 641, and thenceforth decayed. The Western Roman Empire refers to the western half of the Roman Empire, from its division by Diocletian in 285 the other half of the Roman Empire was the Eastern Rotari may refer to several villages in Romania: Rotari, a village in Ceptura Commune Prahova County Rotari Events By Place Europe Chindaswinth deposes Tulga, and becomes king of the Visigoths. Later it became the seat of a county in Carolingian times, and has to face subsequently the Saracen menace. The Carolingian dynasty (known variously as the Carlovingians, Carolings, or Karlings) was a Frankish noble family with its origins in the Saracen was a term used by Europeans in the Middle Ages for Fatimids at first then later for all who professed the religion of Islam.
In 1191 the commune of Savona bought out the territorial claims of the feudal lords, the marchesi Del Carretto. Its whole history is that of a long struggle against Genoa. As early as the 12th century the Savonese built themselves a sufficient harbour, but in the 16th century the Genoese, fearing that Francis I of France intended to make it a great seat of Mediterranean trade, rendered it useless by sinking at its mouth vessels filled with large stones. Francis I (September 12 1494 &ndash March 31 1547 was crowned King of France in 1515 in the cathedral at Reims and reigned until 1547 In 1746 Savona was captured by the king of Piedmont and Sardinia, but it was restored to the Republic of Genoa by the Treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle. Year 1746 ( MDCCXLVI) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Piedmont ( Piemonte; Piedmontese and Occitan: Piemont; French: Piémont) is one of the 20 Regions of Italy. The second Treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle ( Aachen) of 1748 ended the War of the Austrian Succession.
In 1815 Savona was annexed to the Kingdom of Sardinia, with which it became part of unified Italy in 1861. Year 1815 ( MDCCCXV) was a Common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common year Kingdom of Sardinia, also known as Piedmont-Sardinia or Sardinia-Piedmont, was the name given to the possessions of the House of Savoy in 1720 when the Italian Unification ( Italian: il Risorgimento, or "The Resurgence" was the political and social movement that unified different states of the Italian during World War II it was heavily bombed. World War II, or the Second World War, (often abbreviated WWII) was a global military conflict which involved a majority of the world's nations, including After the reconstruction, Savona developed as an industrial and maritime centre, becoming an important turistic hub in the 1970s
The Cathedral has a noteworthy 16th century carved wooden choir seats.
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