Quattordio

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Quattordio
Comune
Comune di Quattordio
Coat of arms of Quattordio
Coat of arms
Quattordio is located in Italy
Quattordio
Quattordio
Location of Quattordio in Italy
Coordinates: 44°54′N 8°24′E / 44.900°N 8.400°E / 44.900; 8.400
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Province Alessandria (AL)
Government
 • Mayor Tiziana Garberi
Area
 • Total 17.8 km2 (6.9 sq mi)
Elevation 135 m (443 ft)
Population (2007[1])
 • Total 1,704
 • Density 96/km2 (250/sq mi)
Demonym Quattordiesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 15028
Dialing code 0131
Website Official website

Quattordio (Quatòrdi in Piedmontese) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Alessandria in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 60 kilometres (37 mi) southeast of Turin and about 15 kilometres (9 mi) west of Alessandria.

Quattordio borders the following municipalities: Castello di Annone, Cerro Tanaro, Felizzano, Masio, Refrancore, and Viarigi. Despite its small population, the town has been, for more than 70 years, an important industrial site (particularly with regard to paint industry). The name derives from the Latin Quattuordecimum ("fourteenth"), indicating its distance from Asti.

References[edit]

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