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Pavia, Italy
updated on :2022-03-03 08:55


City: Pavia

Country: Italy

Time of becoming sister city of Taizhou: December, 2015

Overview: Pavia, a province in the Lombardy region of Italy, with a population of 548,000, covers an area of 2,965 square kilometers. Pavia City governs 190 towns. Located 30 kilometers south of Milan, the capital of Lombardy, Pavia is in the industrial delta with the most developed industry in Italy. As a reult, Pavia has developed industry, highly-educated population and beautiful natural environment. Pavia is an old agricultural center in ancient times and an industrial and transportation hub nowadays. It has developed Textile, metal, chemical, machinery, food processing industries. It has an advanced health system and the first national tumor particle therapy center in Italy, and is a distribution center for medical devices. Pavia has minerals such as calcite and talc. Its moist areas has musk deer, small fish and soft-shell turtles. The footwear industry in Pavia is also developed. Pavia is also rich in wine, especially champagne, which is famous in Italy. The University of Pavia is a famous institution of higher learning with a history of thousands of years. It was founded in 1361 AD by an Italian nobleman. It is the second oldest university in Italy after the University of Bologna. The famous graduate of the University of Pavia is the inventor of volt, applied in battery.


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