Cavagnolo

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Cavagnolo
Comune
Comune di Cavagnolo
Santa Fede Abbey
Santa Fede Abbey
Cavagnolo is located in Italy
Cavagnolo
Cavagnolo
Location of Cavagnolo in Italy
Coordinates: 45°9′N 8°3′E / 45.150°N 8.050°E / 45.150; 8.050Coordinates: 45°9′N 8°3′E / 45.150°N 8.050°E / 45.150; 8.050
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Province / Metropolitan city Turin (TO)
Government
 • Mayor Mario Corsato
Area
 • Total 12.37 km2 (4.78 sq mi)
Population (31 December 2010)[1]
 • Total 2,408
 • Density 190/km2 (500/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Cavagnolesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 10020
Dialing code 011
Patron saint Eusebius of Vercelli
Saint day 2 August

Cavagnolo is a comune (municipality) in the Metropolitan City of Turin in the Italian region Piedmont, about 30 kilometres (19 mi) northeast of Turin.

Cavagnolo borders the following municipalities: Brusasco, Monteu da Po, Lauriano, Moransengo, and Tonengo.

Geography[edit]

The comune of Cavagnolo is situated in the northern Montferrat; its territory is mostly hilly.

Main sights[edit]

The abbey of Santa Fede was founded by the Benedictine monks of Sainte-Foy-de-Conque (Alvernia-France) toward halves the 12th century. Besides the ruins of the castle, other sights include the Church of St. Secondo to the Cemetery, old parish church, the town hall and Villa Martini, residence on the hills of Cavagnolo.

References[edit]

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