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Voghera is a town and comune of 39400 people located in Lombardy, Italy, in the province of Pavia. It is the third town in the province by population, after Pavia and Vigevano. It is located 30 km south-southwest of that city, on the Staffora .coordinates = coordinates = coordinates =It is the main town of Oltrepò Pavese, and is an important rail and road hub as well as a renowned wine and manufacturing center.HistoryKnown in ancient times as Iria, it took its name from the river on which it was situated. It was on the road from Piacenza to Dertona, and was made a colony by Augustus (colonia Forum Iulium Iriensium).In the 1st century CE it was destroyed by the Rugii, and it is next mentioned as Viqueria (contracted from vicus Iriae, Iria's village) in the 10th century. After several lordships, it was acquired by the House of Savoy in 1743 with the Concordat of Worms. Five years later it became provincial capital and received the city status.In 1800 it was occupied by the troops of Napoleon, who set his headquarters in the Palazzo Dattili for the battle of Montebello. In 1805 it became part of the département of Genoa; after the French defeat in 1814, it was captured by the Austrians, who handed it over to the Piedmontese. In 1860 it was included in the province of Pavia.Make Voghera central to your Italy travel plans using our Italy trip website.
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