Quargnento

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Quargnento
Comune
Comune di Quargnento
Town Hall.
Town Hall.
Coat of arms of Quargnento
Coat of arms
Quargnento is located in Italy
Quargnento
Quargnento
Location of Quargnento in Italy
Coordinates: 44°56′45″N 8°29′17″E / 44.94583°N 8.48806°E / 44.94583; 8.48806Coordinates: 44°56′45″N 8°29′17″E / 44.94583°N 8.48806°E / 44.94583; 8.48806
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Province Alessandria (AL)
Government
 • Mayor Luigi Benzi
Area
 • Total 36.2 km2 (14.0 sq mi)
Elevation 121 m (397 ft)
Population (2005)[1]
 • Total 1,334
 • Density 37/km2 (95/sq mi)
Demonym Quargnentini
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 15044
Dialing code 0131
Patron saint San Dalmazio
Saint day 5 December

Quargnento (Quargnent in Piedmontese) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Alessandria in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 60 kilometres (37 mi) east of Turin and about 11 kilometres (7 mi) northwest of Alessandria.

It is home to a notable Catholic basilica, San Dalmazio.

Twin towns — Sister cities[edit]

Quargnento is twinned with:

References[edit]

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