Bene Vagienna

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Bene Vagienna
Comune di Bene Vagienna
Bene Vagienna da Santo Stefano.jpg
Coat of arms of Bene Vagienna
Coat of arms
Location of Bene Vagienna
Bene Vagienna is located in Italy
Bene Vagienna
Bene Vagienna
Location of Bene Vagienna in Italy
Bene Vagienna is located in Piedmont
Bene Vagienna
Bene Vagienna
Bene Vagienna (Piedmont)
Coordinates: 44°33′N 7°50′E / 44.550°N 7.833°E / 44.550; 7.833
CountryItaly
RegionPiedmont
ProvinceCuneo (CN)
FrazioniBuretto, Gorra, Isola, Podio, Pra - Santa Croce, Roncaglia, San Bernardo, Santo Stefano
Government
 • MayorGiacomo Borra
Area
 • Total48.97 km2 (18.91 sq mi)
Elevation
349 m (1,145 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total3,642
 • Density74/km2 (190/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Benesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
12041
Dialing code0172
WebsiteOfficial website

Bene Vagienna is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Cuneo in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 60 kilometres (37 mi) south of Turin and about 30 kilometres (19 mi) northeast of Cuneo.

Bene Vagienna borders the following municipalities: Carrù, Fossano, Lequio Tanaro, Magliano Alpi, Narzole, Piozzo, Salmour, and Trinità.

History[edit]

The ancient town known to the Romans as Augusta Bagiennorum, believed to have been the capital of the Ligurian tribe of the Bagienni, was located in the frazione Roncaglia.

External links[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.