Castellania, Piedmont

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Comune di Castellania
Castellania is located in Italy
Location of Castellania in Italy
Coordinates: 44°47′N 8°55′E / 44.783°N 8.917°E / 44.783; 8.917Coordinates: 44°47′N 8°55′E / 44.783°N 8.917°E / 44.783; 8.917
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Province / Metropolitan city Province of Alessandria (AL)
Frazioni Mossabella, Sant'Alosio
 • Total 7.7 km2 (3.0 sq mi)
Elevation 400 m (1,300 ft)
Population (Dec. 2004)
 • Total 99
 • Density 13/km2 (33/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Castellanesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 15052
Dialing code 0131

Castellania is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Alessandria in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 100 kilometres (62 mi) southeast of Turin and about 30 kilometres (19 mi) southeast of Alessandria. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 99 and an area of 7.7 square kilometres (3.0 sq mi).[1]

The municipality of Castellania contains the frazioni (subdivisions, mainly villages and hamlets) Mossabella and Sant'Alosio.

Castellania borders the following municipalities: Avolasca, Carezzano, Costa Vescovato, Garbagna, Sant'Agata Fossili, and Sardigliano.

Notable Castellanesi[edit]

Castellania is known as the birthplace of two famous racing cyclists: Angelo Fausto Coppi (1919–1960) and his brother Serse Coppi (1923–1951).

Demographic evolution[edit]


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