Comune di Cavernago

Interior of the Castle of Cavernago.

Coat of arms

Location of Cavernago in Italy

Coordinates: 45°38′N 9°46′E / 45.633°N 9.767°E / 45.633; 9.767
Country Italy
Region Lombardy
Province / Metropolitan city Bergamo (BG)
Frazioni Malpaga
  Mayor Giuliano Verdi
  Total 7.5 km2 (2.9 sq mi)
Elevation 199 m (653 ft)
Population [1]
  Total 2,300
  Density 310/km2 (790/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Cavernaghesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 24050
Dialing code 035

Cavernago is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Bergamo in the Italian region of Lombardy, located about 50 kilometres (31 mi) northeast of Milan and about 11 kilometres (7 mi) southeast of Bergamo.

Cavernago borders the following municipalities: Calcinate, Ghisalba, Grassobbio, Seriate, Urgnano, Zanica. It is home to the Malpaga Castle, a Renaissance fortress owned by the condottiero and local lord Bartolomeo Colleoni. Another castle, that of Cavernago proper, was later remade in the 17th century in Baroque style.


  1. All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.

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