Cavagnolo

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Cavagnolo
Comune
Comune di Cavagnolo
Santa Fede Abbey
Santa Fede Abbey
Cavagnolo is located in Italy
Cavagnolo
Cavagnolo
Location of Cavagnolo in Italy
Coordinates: 45°9′N 8°3′E / 45.150°N 8.050°E / 45.150; 8.050Coordinates: 45°9′N 8°3′E / 45.150°N 8.050°E / 45.150; 8.050
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Province Province of Turin (TO)
Government
 • Mayor Mario Corsato
Area
 • Total 12.37 km2 (4.78 sq mi)
Population (Dec. 2010)
 • Total 2,408
 • Density 190/km2 (500/sq mi)
Demonym Cavagnolesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 10020
Dialing code 011
Patron saint Eusebius of Vercelli
Saint day 2 August

Cavagnolo is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Turin in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 30 kilometres (19 mi) northeast of Turin. As of 31 December 2010, it had a population of 2,408 and an area of 12.37 square kilometres (4.78 sq mi).[1]

Cavagnolo borders the following municipalities: Brusasco, Monteu da Po, Lauriano, Moransengo, and Tonengo.

Geography[edit]

The comune of Cavagnolo is situated in the northern Monferrato and the territory is hilly.

Monuments and buildings[edit]

The abbey of Santa Fede was founded by the Benedictine monks of Sainte-Foy-de-Conque (Alvernia-France) toward halves the 12th century. Besides the ruins of the Castle and to the abbey there am the Church of St. Secondo to the Cemetery, old parish church, the town hall and Villa Martini, residence on the hills of Cavagnolo.

Demographic evolution[edit]

References[edit]

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