Busca

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For the medieval Catalan faction, see Biga and Busca. For the Romanian village of Buşca, see Mihăeşti, Olt.
Busca
Comune
Comune di Busca
Busca (Cuneo).jpg
Busca is located in Italy
Busca
Busca
Location of Busca in Italy
Coordinates: 44°31′N 7°28′E / 44.517°N 7.467°E / 44.517; 7.467Coordinates: 44°31′N 7°28′E / 44.517°N 7.467°E / 44.517; 7.467
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Province / Metropolitan city Province of Cuneo (CN)
Frazioni Attissano, Bosco, Castelletto, Morra San Giovanni, Sant'Alessio, San Barnaba, San Chiaffredo, San Martino, San Mauro, San Quintino, San Rocco, Santo Stefano, San Vitale
Area
 • Total 65.8 km2 (25.4 sq mi)
Elevation 500 m (1,600 ft)
Population (Dec. 2013)
 • Total 10,221
 • Density 160/km2 (400/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Buschesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 12022
Dialing code 0171
Website Official website

Busca (Occitan: Buscha) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Cuneo in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 60 kilometres (37 mi) southwest of Turin and about 15 kilometres (9 mi) northwest of Cuneo. As of 31 December 2013, it had a population of 10,221 and an area of 65.8 square kilometres (25.4 sq mi).[1]

The municipality of Busca contains the frazioni (subdivisions, mainly villages and hamlets) Attissano, Bosco, Castelletto, Morra San Giovanni, Sant'Alessio, San Barnaba, San Chiaffredo, San Martino, San Mauro, San Quintino, San Rocco, Santo Stefano and San Vitale.

Busca borders the following municipalities: Caraglio, Costigliole Saluzzo, Cuneo, Dronero, Saluzzo, Rossana, Tarantasca, Valmala, Villafalletto and Villar San Costanzo.

Main City Festivities: San Luigi (first Sunday in July) La Madonnina (first Sunday in August)

Demographic evolution[edit]

Twin towns — Sister cities[edit]

Busca is twinned with:

References[edit]

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

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