Cherasco

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Cherasco
Comune
Comune di Cherasco
Cherasco is located in Italy
Cherasco
Cherasco
Location of Cherasco in Italy
Coordinates: 44°39′N 7°52′E / 44.650°N 7.867°E / 44.650; 7.867Coordinates: 44°39′N 7°52′E / 44.650°N 7.867°E / 44.650; 7.867
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Province Province of Cuneo (CN)
Frazioni Roreto, Bricco de' Faule, Veglia, Cappellazzo, San Bartolomeo, San Giovanni, Sant'Antonino
Area
 • Total 81.2 km2 (31.4 sq mi)
Elevation 288 m (945 ft)
Population (Dec. 2004)
 • Total 7,624
 • Density 94/km2 (240/sq mi)
Demonym Cheraschesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 12062
Dialing code 0172
Website Official website

Cherasco is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Cuneo in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 50 km southeast of Turin and about 40 km northeast of Cuneo. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 7,624 and an area of 81.2 km².[1]

The municipality of Cherasco contains the frazioni (subdivisions, mainly villages and hamlets) Roreto, Bricco de' Faule, Veglia, Cappellazzo, San Bartolomeo, San Giovanni, and Sant'Antonino.

Cherasco borders the following municipalities: Bra, Cavallermaggiore, Cervere, La Morra, Marene, Narzole, and Salmour.

The Cherasco Synagogue in the old Jewish ghetto has a notable Baroque Torah ark and bimah.

Demographic evolution[edit]

References[edit]

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