Bene Vagienna

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Bene Vagienna
Comune
Comune di Bene Vagienna
Bene Vagienna da Santo Stefano.jpg
Coat of arms of Bene Vagienna
Coat of arms
Bene Vagienna is located in Italy
Bene Vagienna
Bene Vagienna
Location of Bene Vagienna in Italy
Coordinates: 44°33′N 7°50′E / 44.550°N 7.833°E / 44.550; 7.833
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Province Cuneo (CN)
Frazioni Buretto, Gorra, Isola, Podio, Pra - Santa Croce, Roncaglia, San Bernardo, Santo Stefano
Government
 • Mayor Giacomo Borra
Area
 • Total 48.9 km2 (18.9 sq mi)
Elevation 349 m (1,145 ft)
Population (November 2009)
 • Total 3,652
 • Density 75/km2 (190/sq mi)
Demonym Benesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 12041
Dialing code 0172
Website Official website

Bene Vagienna is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Cuneo in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 60 kilometres (37 mi) south of Turin and about 30 kilometres (19 mi) northeast of Cuneo.

Bene Vagienna borders the following municipalities: Carrù, Fossano, Lequio Tanaro, Magliano Alpi, Narzole, Piozzo, Salmour, and Trinità.

History[edit]

The ancient town known to the Romans as Augusta Bagiennorum, believed to have been the capital of the Ligurian tribe of the Bagienni, was located in the frazione Roncaglia.

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