Bergolo

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Bergolo
Comune
Comune di Bergolo
Bergolo wide.jpg
Bergolo is located in Italy
Bergolo
Bergolo
Location of Bergolo in Italy
Coordinates: 44°32′N 8°11′E / 44.533°N 8.183°E / 44.533; 8.183Coordinates: 44°32′N 8°11′E / 44.533°N 8.183°E / 44.533; 8.183
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Province Province of Cuneo (CN)
Area
 • Total 3.0 km2 (1.2 sq mi)
Elevation 616 m (2,021 ft)
Population (Dec. 2004)
 • Total 80
 • Density 27/km2 (69/sq mi)
Demonym Bergolesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 12074
Dialing code 0173
Website Official website

Bergolo is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Cuneo in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 70 kilometres (43 mi) southeast of Turin and about 50 kilometres (31 mi) northeast of Cuneo. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 80 and an area of 3.0 square kilometres (1.2 sq mi).[1]

Bergolo borders the following municipalities: Cortemilia, Levice, Pezzolo Valle Uzzone, and Torre Bormida.

Demographic evolution[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1861 209 —    
1871 244 +16.7%
1881 228 −6.6%
1901 277 +21.5%
1911 271 −2.2%
1921 262 −3.3%
1931 285 +8.8%
1936 261 −8.4%
1951 245 −6.1%
1961 204 −16.7%
1971 108 −47.1%
1981 77 −28.7%
1991 73 −5.2%
2001 79 +8.2%
Source: Data from ISTAT

Comital title[edit]

The Bergolo estates were part of the minor aristocracy in the Italian nobility of relatively recent heritage (the comital title Count Calvi of Bergolo having been created in 1787). Members of the Calvi di Bergolo line include General Giorgio Carlo Calvi di Bèrgolo (1887–1977),[2] consort of Princess Yolanda of Savoy, sister of Umberto II, the last king of Italy; Princess Mafalda of Savoy, wife of the Prince of Hesse, who died at Buchenwald concentration camp in 1944; and the painter Gregorio Calvi di Bergolo (1904–1994), who created the Hall of Murals in Chicago's International Surgical Museum.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
  2. ^ Gastronomie in Langhe tourism web site
  3. ^ Collections Spotlight Art and Surgery: The Hall of Murals commissioned by International Museum of Surgical Science, Gregorio Calvi di Bergolo

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