Vicoforte

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Vicoforte
Comune
Comune di Vicoforte
The Sanctuary Basilica of Vicoforte.
The Sanctuary Basilica of Vicoforte.
Coat of arms of Vicoforte
Coat of arms
Vicoforte is located in Italy
Vicoforte
Vicoforte
Location of Vicoforte in Italy
Coordinates: 44°22′N 7°51′E / 44.367°N 7.850°E / 44.367; 7.850
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Province Cuneo (CN)
Frazioni Fiamenga, Moline, San Grato, Santuario, Vico
Government
 • Mayor Gian Pietro Grasco
Area
 • Total 25 km2 (10 sq mi)
Elevation 547 m (1,795 ft)
Population (31 December 2010)[1]
 • Total 3,266
 • Density 130/km2 (340/sq mi)
Demonym Vicesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 12080
Dialing code 0174
Patron saint Saint Theobald
Saint day 1 June
Website Official website

Vicoforte is a comune in the Province of Cuneo in Italy. It is located in Val Corsaglia at 547 metres (1,795 ft) above sea level, 32 kilometres (20 mi) east of Cuneo and 6 kilometres (3.7 mi) from Mondovì.

It is known mainly for the Santuario di Vicoforte, built between 1596 and 1733 to honour the Virgin Mary.

References[edit]

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

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