|Comune di Vado Ligure|
Location of Vado Ligure in Italy
|Coordinates: 44°16′N 8°26′E / 44.267°N 8.433°E|
|Province / Metropolitan city||Province of Savona (SV)|
|Frazioni||Porto Vado, Segno, Sant'Ermete, San Genesio, Bossarino, Valle di Vado|
|• Mayor||Monica Giuliano|
|• Total||23.79 km2 (9.19 sq mi)|
|Elevation||12 m (39 ft)|
|Population (31 December 2011)|
|• Density||340/km2 (890/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|Patron saint||St. John the Baptist|
|Saint day||24 June|
Vado has a large industrial and commercial port.
Vado Ligure is home to a Bombardier railway construction plant, founded in 1905 by Westinghouse. In 1919 it was taken over by Tecnomasio Italia Brown Boveri, since 2001 it is part of Bombardier Transportation. It currently produces the E.464 locomotive.
The town's territory also includes an electric power plant, whose two towers, 200 metres (660 ft) high, are visible for kilometers in the neighbourhood.
- La Ravoire, France, since 2002