Cavaion Veronese

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Cavaion Veronese
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Cavaion Veronese (Italy)
Cavaion Veronese
Country Italy
region Veneto
province Verona  (VR)
Coordinates 45 ° 32 ′  N , 10 ° 46 ′  E Coordinates: 45 ° 32 ′ 0 ″  N , 10 ° 46 ′ 0 ″  E
height 190  m slm
surface 12.85 km²
Residents 6,026 (Dec. 31, 2019)
Population density 469 inhabitants / km²
Post Code 37010
prefix 045
ISTAT number 023023
Popular name Cavaionesi
Patron saint John the Baptist (June 24th)
Website Cavaion Veronese

Cavaion Veronese is a municipality with 6026 inhabitants (as of December 31, 2019) in the Italian province of Verona .


The first traces of human civilization come from the Paleolithic , which is documented by finds on Monte San Michele (45,000 to 35,000 BC). The first documentary mention can be found in a Longobard document from 1130 as “Caput Leonis” (lion's head). In the Middle Ages and in modern times, Cavaion belonged to different rulers such as the Republic of Venice and Austria-Hungary . After the Peace of Vienna (1866) the area came to Italy.

Location and population

Cavaion is located east of Lake Garda and is 26 km from Verona . The highest point is the Monte San Michele with 342 m above sea ​​level . The neighboring municipalities of Cavaion Veronese are: Affi , Bardolino , Lazise , Pastrengo , Rivoli Veronese and Sant'Ambrogio di Valpolicella . There are 1687 households in Cavaion Veronese . The following shows the population development from 1871 to 2001:

Economy and community partnership

Olive oil factory in Cavaion

Cavaion lives mainly from the cultivation of fruit , olives and wine . In the second half of the 20th century, handicrafts and small and medium-sized industrial companies increasingly settled there. Cavaion maintains a community partnership with

Flag of Germany.svg Bad Aibling , Germany, since 2006.

Individual evidence

  1. Statistiche demografiche ISTAT. Monthly population statistics of the Istituto Nazionale di Statistica , as of December 31 of 2019.