Alto, Piedmont

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Comune di Alto
Coat of arms of Alto
Coat of arms
Alto is located in Italy
Location of Alto in Italy
Coordinates: 44°7′N 8°0′E / 44.117°N 8.000°E / 44.117; 8.000Coordinates: 44°7′N 8°0′E / 44.117°N 8.000°E / 44.117; 8.000
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Province / Metropolitan city Province of Cuneo (CN)
 • Mayor Francesco De Andreis
 (elected 2004-06-13)
 • Total 7.6 km2 (2.9 sq mi)
Elevation 650 m (2,130 ft)
Population (Dec. 2004)
 • Total 113
 • Density 15/km2 (39/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Altesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 12070
Dialing code 0174
Patron saint Michael the Archangel
Saint day 29 September

Alto is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Cuneo in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 110 kilometres (68 mi) south of Turin and about 45 kilometres (28 mi) southeast of Cuneo. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 113 and an area of 7.6 square kilometres (2.9 sq mi).[1]

Alto borders the following municipalities: Aquila di Arroscia, Caprauna, Nasino, and Ormea.

Demographic evolution[edit]


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