Cocconato

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Cocconato
Comune
Comune di Cocconato
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Coat of arms of Cocconato
Coat of arms
Cocconato is located in Italy
Cocconato
Cocconato
Location of Cocconato in Italy
Coordinates: 45°5′N 8°2′E / 45.083°N 8.033°E / 45.083; 8.033
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Province Asti (AT)
Government
 • Mayor Michele Marchisio
Area
 • Total 16.8 km2 (6.5 sq mi)
Elevation 491 m (1,611 ft)
Population (31 December 2010)[1]
 • Total 1,609
 • Density 96/km2 (250/sq mi)
Demonym Cocconatesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 14023
Dialing code 0141

Cocconato is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Asti in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 25 kilometres (16 mi) east of Turin and about 25 kilometres (16 mi) northwest of Asti.

Cocconato borders the following municipalities: Aramengo, Brozolo, Montiglio Monferrato, Moransengo, Passerano Marmorito, Piovà Massaia, Robella, and Tonengo. It is located on a hill in the Montferrat traditional region, its economy being based on gastronomy (milk, cheese including the robiola of Cocconato) and agriculture.

References[edit]

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