Chiusa di Pesio

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Chiusa di Pesio
Comune
Comune di Chiusa di Pesio
Parish church.
Parish church.
Coat of arms of Chiusa di Pesio
Coat of arms
Chiusa di Pesio is located in Italy
Chiusa di Pesio
Chiusa di Pesio
Location of Chiusa di Pesio in Italy
Coordinates: 44°19′N 7°41′E / 44.317°N 7.683°E / 44.317; 7.683
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Province Cuneo (CN)
Government
 • Mayor Sergio Bussi
Area
 • Total 94.0 km2 (36.3 sq mi)
Elevation 575 m (1,886 ft)
Population (31 July 2010[1])
 • Total 3,793
 • Density 40/km2 (100/sq mi)
Demonym Chiusani
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 12013
Dialing code 0171
Website Official website

Chiusa di Pesio is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Cuneo in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 80 kilometres (50 mi) south of Turin and about 13 kilometres (8 mi) southeast of Cuneo, on the border with France.

Overview[edit]

Chiusa di Pesio borders the municipalities of Beinette, Briga Alta, La Brigue (France), Limone Piemonte, Margarita, Peveragno, Pianfei, Roccaforte Mondovì, and Villanova Mondovì. Sights include the Charterhouse, founded in 1173, the Alta Valle Pesio e Tanaro Natural Park and the Museum of Glass and Crystal.

References[edit]

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

External links[edit]

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