Villafranca d'Asti

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Villafranca d'Asti
Comune
Comune di Villafranca d'Asti
Coat of arms of Villafranca d'Asti
Coat of arms
Villafranca d'Asti is located in Italy
Villafranca d'Asti
Villafranca d'Asti
Location of Villafranca d'Asti in Italy
Coordinates: 44°55′N 8°2′E / 44.917°N 8.033°E / 44.917; 8.033Coordinates: 44°55′N 8°2′E / 44.917°N 8.033°E / 44.917; 8.033
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Province Asti (AT)
Frazioni Antoniassi, Borgovecchio, Case Bertona, Case Bruciate, Castella, Crocetta, Mondorosso, Montanello, Taverne, San Grato, Sant'Antonio, Valle Audana
Government
 • Mayor Guido Cavalla
Area
 • Total 12.9 km2 (5.0 sq mi)
Elevation 206 m (676 ft)
Population (31 May 2007)[1]
 • Total 3,139
 • Density 240/km2 (630/sq mi)
Demonym Villafranchesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 14018
Dialing code 0141
Patron saint Assumption of the Holy Virgin
Saint day 15 August
Website Official website

Villafranca d'Asti is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Asti in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 30 kilometres (19 mi) southeast of Turin and about 13 kilometres (8 mi) west of Asti.

The town was founded by the commune of Asti in 1275. It is home to the church of Sant'Elena, built in 1646–52 under design of Amedeo di Castellamonte.

References[edit]

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

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