Cremona

Cremona (/krɪˈmnə/,[3][4] also UK: /krɛˈ-/;[5] Italian: [kreˈmoːna]; Cremunés: Cremùna; Emilian: Carmona) is a city and comune in northern Italy, situated in Lombardy, on the left bank of the Po river in the middle of the Pianura Padana (Po Valley). It is the capital of the province of Cremona and the seat of the local city and province governments. The city of Cremona is especially noted for its musical history and traditions, including some of the earliest and most renowned luthiers, such as Giuseppe Guarneri, Antonio Stradivari, Francesco Rugeri, Vincenzo Rugeri, and several members of the Amati family.[6]

Cremona
Cremùna  (Lombard)
Comune di Cremona
Panorama of Cremona
View of Cremona
Location of Cremona
Cremona
Location of Cremona in Italy
Cremona
Cremona (Lombardy)
Coordinates: 45°08′N 10°02′E
CountryItaly
RegionLombardy
ProvinceCremona (CR)
Government
  MayorGianluca Galimberti (PD)
Area
  Total69.7 km2 (26.9 sq mi)
Elevation
47 m (154 ft)
Population
 (31 December 2018)[2]
  Total72,680
  Density1,000/km2 (2,700/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Cremonesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
26100
Dialing code0372
ISTAT code019036
Patron saintSt. Homobonus
Saint day13 November
WebsiteOfficial website