Bosio

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For the surname, see Bosio (surname).
Bosio
Comune
Comune di Bosio
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Coat of arms of Bosio
Coat of arms
Bosio is located in Italy
Bosio
Bosio
Location of Bosio in Italy
Coordinates: 44°38′N 8°47′E / 44.633°N 8.783°E / 44.633; 8.783
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Province Alessandria (AL)
Frazioni Capanne di Marcarolo, Costa San Stefano, Maietto, Mogreto, Serra, Spessa, Val Pagani
Government
 • Mayor Marco Ratti
Area
 • Total 66.9 km2 (25.8 sq mi)
Elevation 358 m (1,175 ft)
Population (31 December 2006[1])
 • Total 1,190
 • Density 18/km2 (46/sq mi)
Demonym Bosiesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 15060
Dialing code 0143

Bosio is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Alessandria in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 100 kilometres (62 mi) southeast of Turin and about 35 kilometres (22 mi) southeast of Alessandria.

Bosio borders the following municipalities: Campo Ligure, Campomorone, Casaleggio Boiro, Ceranesi, Gavi, Genoa, Lerma, Masone, Mele, Mornese, Parodi Ligure, Rossiglione, Tagliolo Monferrato, and Voltaggio.

Trivia[edit]

The nearest point to the Ligurian sea of Piedmont lies in Bosio, on Monte Biscia Mora, where the sea is just 8 km away from it, although there is not a road directly connecting these locations.

References[edit]

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