|Comune di Cuorgnè|
|Province||Province of Turin (TO)|
|Frazioni||Priacco, Ronchi Maddalena, Ronchi San Bernardo, Salto, Sant'Anna di Campore|
|• Mayor||Giuseppe Beppe Pezzetto|
|• Total||19.4 km2 (7.5 sq mi)|
|Elevation||414 m (1,358 ft)|
|Population (31 December 2012)|
|• Density||520/km2 (1,400/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|Patron saint||Madonna della Rivassola|
Cuorgnè is located at the mouth of the Orco Valley, and borders the following municipalities: Castellamonte, Pont-Canavese, Borgiallo, Chiesanuova, Alpette, San Colombano Belmonte, Canischio, Valperga, and Prascorsano.
Curgné originated in the Middle Ages after the ancient town of Canava was destroyed by a flood of the Orco River (1030). Later it was held by Arduin of Ivrea's descendants, and, later, by the House of Savoy. It received the status of city in 1932. Sights include the Archaeological Museum of Canavese (with findings from the nearby area, in particular from the Neolithic Age) and the Sacro Monte di Belmonte, located a few kilometers outside the town.  Inside Cuorgnè there are residing many Political asylum seekers mainly Aghan , Nigrian , Sri Lankan , Pakistani , Indian
in dec 2012 Afghan asylum seeker Musadiq Akberi was nominated as Best Young New comers to Italy.
- All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical instituteIstat.
- Political asylum seekers
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