Crema, Lombardy

Crema (Italian: [ˈkrema]; Cremasco: Crèma) is a city and comune in the province of Cremona, in the region of Lombardy in northern Italy. It is built along the river Serio at 43 km (27 mi) from Cremona. It is also the seat of the Catholic Bishop of Crema, who gave the title of city to Crema.

Crema
Crèma  (Lombard)
Città di Crema
Town Hall in Piazza Duomo
Location of Crema
Crema
Location of Crema in Italy
Crema
Crema (Lombardy)
Coordinates: 45°22′N 9°41′E
CountryItaly
RegionLombardy
ProvinceCremona (CR)
FrazioniSanta Maria dei Mosi, Santo Stefano in Vairano, Vergonzana
Government
  MayorStefania Bonaldi (PD)
Area
  Total34 km2 (13 sq mi)
Elevation
79 m (259 ft)
Population
 (31 December 2017)[2]
  Total34,264
  Density1,000/km2 (2,600/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Cremaschi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
26013
Dialing code0373
Patron saintSaint Pantaleo
Saint day10 June
WebsiteOfficial website

Crema's main economic activities traditionally (since the 11th century) related to agriculture, cattle breeding and making wool, but its manufactures in later centuries include cheese, iron products and cotton and wool textiles.

Crema hosts the Computer Science Department of the University of Milan.