Barbaresco, Piedmont

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Comune di Barbaresco
Location of Barbaresco
Barbaresco is located in Italy
Location of Barbaresco in Italy
Barbaresco is located in Piedmont
Barbaresco (Piedmont)
Coordinates: 44°43′N 8°5′E / 44.717°N 8.083°E / 44.717; 8.083Coordinates: 44°43′N 8°5′E / 44.717°N 8.083°E / 44.717; 8.083
ProvinceProvince of Cuneo (CN)
 • Total7.6 km2 (2.9 sq mi)
 (Dec. 2004)[2]
 • Total656
 • Density86/km2 (220/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
Dialing code0173
WebsiteOfficial website

Barbaresco is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Cuneo in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 50 kilometres (31 mi) southeast of Turin and about 60 kilometres (37 mi) northeast of Cuneo. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 656 and an area of 7.6 square kilometres (2.9 sq mi).[3] The commune is principally known for its homonymous medieval tower, constructed between the 12th and 14th centuries, and its production of wine bearing the same name.

The medieval Barbesco Tower, St John the Baptist church flanked by its 18th century campanile
Barbaresco, panoramic view over Langhe and Roero from the tower

Barbaresco borders the following municipalities: Alba, Castagnito, Guarene, Neive, and Treiso.

Demographic evolution[edit]


  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Italian National Institute of Statistics. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Italian National Institute of Statistics. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  3. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.

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