Acceglio

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Acceglio
Comune di Acceglio
Acceglio
Acceglio
Location of Acceglio
Acceglio is located in Italy
Acceglio
Acceglio
Location of Acceglio in Italy
Acceglio is located in Piedmont
Acceglio
Acceglio
Acceglio (Piedmont)
Coordinates: 44°29′N 6°59′E / 44.483°N 6.983°E / 44.483; 6.983Coordinates: 44°29′N 6°59′E / 44.483°N 6.983°E / 44.483; 6.983
CountryItaly
RegionPiedmont
ProvinceProvince of Cuneo (CN)
FrazioniSee list
Government
 • MayorGiovanni Enrico Caranzano
Area
 • Total151.53 km2 (58.51 sq mi)
Elevation
1,200 m (3,900 ft)
Population
 (31 March 2018)[3]
 • Total160
 • Density1.1/km2 (2.7/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Accegliesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
12021
Dialing code0171
Patron saintSanta Maria Assunta
Saint day15 August
WebsiteOfficial website
The high Val Maira, near Chiappera.
Chiappera, a hamlet within the commune.

Acceglio is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Cuneo in the Italian region Piedmont. It is located above Prazzo in the upper Valle Maira about 90 kilometres (56 mi) southwest of Turin and about 45 kilometres (28 mi) west of Cuneo, on the border with France.

Acceglio borders the following municipalities: Argentera, Bellino, Canosio, Larche (France), Meyronnes (France), Prazzo, and Saint-Paul-sur-Ubaye (France).

Tourism[edit]

The territory of Acceglio, thanks to its intact natural environment, is a destination for hiking, mountain biking and mountaineering. To support those activities, Acceglio has several alpine huts:

Frazioni[edit]

Acceglio has 11 frazioni whose elevation above sea level varies between approximately 1,200 and 1,650 metres (3,940 and 5,410 ft):[4]

  • Villar (1375 m)
  • Ponte Maira (1404 m)
  • Saretto (1533 m)
  • Chiappera (1614 m) (pictured)
  • Bargia (1401 m)
  • Lausetto (1510 m)
  • Colombata (1576 m)
  • Frere (1196 m)
  • Gheit (1372 m)
  • Chialvetta (1494 m)
  • Pratorotondo (1639 m)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  3. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
  4. ^ www.afpdronero.it/comuni/Acceglio Archived January 3, 2006, at the Wayback Machine.

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