Carcare

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Carcare
Comune di Carcare
Skyline of Carcare
Coat of arms of Carcare
Coat of arms
Location of Carcare
Carcare is located in Italy
Carcare
Carcare
Location of Carcare in Italy
Carcare is located in Liguria
Carcare
Carcare
Carcare (Liguria)
Coordinates: 44°22′N 8°17′E / 44.367°N 8.283°E / 44.367; 8.283
CountryItaly
RegionLiguria
ProvinceSavona (SV)
FrazioniVispa
Government
 • MayorFranco Bologna
Area
 • Total10.4 km2 (4.0 sq mi)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total5,534
 • Density530/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Carcaresi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
17043
Dialing code019

Carcare (Ligurian: Cancre, Piedmontese: Cärcre, locally Corcre) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Savona in the Italian region Liguria, located about 50 kilometres (31 mi) west of Genoa and about 20 kilometres (12 mi) northwest of Savona.

Carcare borders the following municipalities: Altare, Cairo Montenotte, Cosseria, Mallare, Pallare, and Plodio.

The church of St. John the Baptist houses a 17th-century crucifix by Anton Maria Maragliano. Of the 16th-century castle, only ruins remain today. Singer-songwriter Annalisa hails from Carcare.

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.