Caravaggio, Lombardy

For other uses, see Caravaggio (disambiguation).
Città di Caravaggio

The Porta Nuova gate to the historical center.

Coat of arms

Location of Caravaggio in Italy

Coordinates: 45°30′N 09°39′E / 45.500°N 9.650°E / 45.500; 9.650
Country Italy
Region Lombardy
Province / Metropolitan city Bergamo (BG)
Frazioni Masano, Vidalengo
  Mayor Claudio Bolandrini
  Total 32 km2 (12 sq mi)
Elevation 111 m (364 ft)
Population (30 April 2015)
  Total 16,045
  Density 500/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Caravaggini
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 24043
Dialing code 0363
Patron saint SS. Fermo and Rustico
Saint day 9 August
Website Official website
Church of San Fermo e Rustico

Caravaggio (also known locally as Careàs) is a town and comune in the province of Bergamo, in Lombardy, Italy, 40 kilometres (25 mi) east of Milan.


The town received the honorary title of city with a presidential decree on December 22, 1954.


Caravaggio borders with the municipalities of Bariano, Brignano Gera d'Adda, Calvenzano, Capralba (CR), Fornovo San Giovanni, Misano di Gera d'Adda, Morengo, Mozzanica, Sergnano (CR) and Treviglio. Its frazioni are Masano and Vidalengo.

Main sights

The city is best known for the Sanctuary (15th century).

Other sights include:

Notable people


Caravaggio has a railway station on the Treviglio–Cremona line.

Twin towns


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