Saliceto, Piedmont

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Saliceto
Comune
Comune di Saliceto
Coat of arms of Saliceto
Coat of arms
Saliceto is located in Italy
Saliceto
Saliceto
Location of Saliceto in Italy
Coordinates: 44°25′N 8°10′E / 44.417°N 8.167°E / 44.417; 8.167
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Province Cuneo (CN)
Government
 • Mayor Enrico Pregliasco
Area
 • Total 24.4 km2 (9.4 sq mi)
Elevation 389 m (1,276 ft)
Population (31 July 2010)[1]
 • Total 1,414
 • Density 58/km2 (150/sq mi)
Demonym Salicetesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 12079
Dialing code 0174
Website Official website

Saliceto is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Cuneo in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 80 kilometres (50 mi) southeast of Turin and about 50 kilometres (31 mi) east of Cuneo.

Saliceto borders the following municipalities: Cairo Montenotte, Camerana, Cengio, Gottasecca, and Montezemolo.

Historically Saliceto was a possession of the Del Carretto marquisses of Finale Ligure, who built here a castle in 1588. The castle was besieged in 1689 by Spanish troops.

Twin towns[edit]

References[edit]

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