Bosco Marengo

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Bosco Marengo
Comune
Comune di Bosco Marengo
Parish church and Monument to Pope Pius V
Parish church and Monument to Pope Pius V
Coat of arms of Bosco Marengo
Coat of arms
Bosco Marengo is located in Italy
Bosco Marengo
Bosco Marengo
Location of Bosco Marengo in Italy
Coordinates: 44°49′N 8°40′E / 44.817°N 8.667°E / 44.817; 8.667
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Province Alessandria (AL)
Frazioni Levata, Pollastra, Quattro Cascine
Government
 • Mayor Angela Lamborizio
Area
 • Total 44.8 km2 (17.3 sq mi)
Elevation 121 m (397 ft)
Population (2005)[1]
 • Total 2,521
 • Density 56/km2 (150/sq mi)
Demonym Boschesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 15062
Dialing code 0131
Patron saint St. Pius IV
Saint day April 30

Bosco Marengo (Piedmontese: Ël Bòsch) is a town and comune (municipality) in the Province of Alessandria in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 80 kilometres (50 mi) southeast of Turin and about 12 kilometres (7 mi) southeast of Alessandria.

Bosco Marengo borders the following municipalities: Alessandria, Basaluzzo, Casal Cermelli, Fresonara, Frugarolo, Novi Ligure, Pozzolo Formigaro, Predosa, and Tortona.

Notable people[edit]

Nuclear enrichment plant[edit]

There was a nuclear enrichment plant in Bosco Marengo, which started operating in 1973. In December 2008 it was decided that it should be decommissioned.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
  2. ^ http://www.world-nuclear-news.org/WR_First_nuclear_decommissioning_authorization_in_Italy_1212081.html