Monesiglio

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Monesiglio
Comune
Comune di Monesiglio
Monesiglio panorama.jpg
Coat of arms of Monesiglio
Coat of arms
Monesiglio is located in Italy
Monesiglio
Monesiglio
Location of Monesiglio in Italy
Coordinates: 44°28′N 8°7′E / 44.467°N 8.117°E / 44.467; 8.117
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Province Cuneo (CN)
Government
 • Mayor Carlo Rosso
Area
 • Total 12.8 km2 (4.9 sq mi)
Elevation 372 m (1,220 ft)
Population (31 August 2007[1])
 • Total 765
 • Density 60/km2 (150/sq mi)
Demonym Monesigliesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 12077
Dialing code 0174
Patron saint St. Andrew
Saint day 30 November

Monesiglio is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Cuneo in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 70 kilometres (43 mi) southeast of Turin and about 45 kilometres (28 mi) east of Cuneo.

Monesiglio borders the following municipalities: Camerana, Gottasecca, Mombarcaro, and Prunetto. It is home to a castle, built in the 13th century, later (17th century) rebuilt into a late-Gothic palace. It houses several 16th-century frescoes.

References[edit]

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