Limone Piemonte

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Limone Piemonte
Comune
Comune di Limone Piemonte
Limone Piemonte is located in Italy
Limone Piemonte
Limone Piemonte
Location of Limone Piemonte in Italy
Coordinates: 44°12′N 7°34′E / 44.200°N 7.567°E / 44.200; 7.567Coordinates: 44°12′N 7°34′E / 44.200°N 7.567°E / 44.200; 7.567
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Province Province of Cuneo (CN)
Area
 • Total 71.3 km2 (27.5 sq mi)
Population (Dec. 2004)
 • Total 1,572
 • Density 22/km2 (57/sq mi)
Demonym Limonaschi o limonesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 12015
Dialing code 0171
Website Official website

Limone Piemonte is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Cuneo in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 100 km south of Turin and about 20 km south of Cuneo, on the border with France. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 1,572 and an area of 71.3 km².[1]

The train reached Limone in 1891 and made it to be a "ski-station", after in 1897 the skis arrived in Italy. In 1907 a competition began the official history of ski in Limone. And in 2007 the village celebrated the "Century of skiing".

Limone Piemonte borders the following municipalities: Boves, Briga Alta, Chiusa di Pesio, Entracque, La Brigue (France), Peveragno, Tende (France), Vernante, Robilante, Roccavione, Borgo San Dalmazzo.

Ski resort[edit]

Limone Piemone is one of the oldest ski area in Italy. Actually it consists in about 80 kilometres of trails, served by 1 gondola, 10 chairlifts, 3 skilifts and 2 carpets. The resort hosted several edition of the FIS World Cup (Alpine and Snowboard).

Demographic evolution[edit]

References[edit]

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

External links[edit]

Media related to Limone Piemonte at Wikimedia Commons