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    Pavia is the episcopal seat of the Roman Catholic Bishop of Pavia. The city possesses many artistic and cultural treasures, including several important churches and museums, such as the well-known Certosa di Pavia. The Central Hospital of Pavia -- Policlinico San Matteo-- is one of the most important hospitals in Italy.

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      Dating back to pre-Roman times, the town of Pavia was said...

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      Pavia's most famous landmark is the Certosa, or Carthusian...

  2. Province of Pavia. The province of Pavia ( Italian: Provincia di Pavia) is a province in the region of Lombardy in northern Italy; its capital is Pavia. As of 2015. , the province has a population of 548,722 inhabitants and an area of 2,968.64 square kilometres (1,146.20 sq mi); the town of Pavia has a population of 72,205.

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  4. The Battle of Pavia, fought on the morning of 24 February 1525, was the decisive engagement of the Italian War of 1521–1526 between the Kingdom of France and the Habsburg empire of Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor as well as ruler of Spain, Austria, the Low Countries, and the Two Sicilies.

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    Pavia, officially the Municipality of Pavia, is a 2nd class municipality in the province of Iloilo, Philippines. According to the 2020 census, it has a population of 70,388 people. Pavia is the smallest municipality in terms of area in Iloilo, covering only 2,715 hectares. The municipality is the Regional Agro-Industrial Center for Western Visayas and is located 10 kilometres north of Iloilo City. The Catholic church, is currently undergoing restoration, is similar to one in Pavia, Italy.

    How the town got its name is unclear, and has long been disputed. One theory has it that the name came from a certain Colonel Pavia of the Spanish garrison in Iloilo who was supposedly responsible for initially establishing a Spanish presence in the area. Others believe that the name is a Spanish corruption of the Hiligaynon word biya-biya, as the area was originally considered a neglected patch of land that served mostly as a camping ground for city sophisticates and absentee landlords. Others

    Pavia was settled by primitive Malays and later by Chinese approximately between the 15th and 16th centuries, corroborated by archaeological work at a Chinese burial ground in Cabugao Sur. The settlement had an estimated population of 200 to 400. Separating from town of Jaro, Pavia was officially established in 1848, during the Spanish Colonial Era, by thirteen landowners in what used to be a “camping place”, a “settlement place” or an “abandoned place”. Pavia became a part of ...

    Pavia is politically subdivided into 18 barangays.

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  5. The University of Pavia (Italian: Università degli Studi di Pavia, UNIPV or Università di Pavia; Latin: Alma Ticinensis Universitas) is a university located in Pavia, Lombardy, Italy. There was evidence of teaching as early as 1361, making it one of the oldest universities in the world.

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  6. The 17th Infantry Division "Pavia" (Italian: 17ª Divisione fanteria "Pavia") was an infantry division of the Royal Italian Army during World War II. The Pavia was formed in on 27 April 1939 and named after the city of Pavia. The Pavia was classified as an auto-transportable division, meaning staff and equipment could be transported on cars and ...

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