Belforte Monferrato

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Belforte Monferrato
Comune
Comune di Belforte Monferrato
Coat of arms of Belforte Monferrato
Coat of arms
Belforte Monferrato is located in Italy
Belforte Monferrato
Belforte Monferrato
Location of Belforte Monferrato in Italy
Coordinates: 44°38′N 8°40′E / 44.633°N 8.667°E / 44.633; 8.667
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Province Alessandria (AL)
Government
 • Mayor Franco Ravera
Area
 • Total 8.8 km2 (3.4 sq mi)
Elevation 233 m (764 ft)
Population (31 December 2006[1])
 • Total 449
 • Density 51/km2 (130/sq mi)
Demonym Belfortesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 15070
Dialing code 0143

Belforte Monferrato is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Alessandria in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 90 kilometres (56 mi) southeast of Turin and about 30 kilometres (19 mi) south of Alessandria.

It is home to a castle, built in the 15th to 17th centuries around a 12th-century tower of the Republic of Genoa.

References[edit]

  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.