Ceresole Alba

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Ceresole Alba
Comune di Ceresole Alba
Location of Ceresole Alba
Ceresole Alba is located in Italy
Ceresole Alba
Ceresole Alba
Location of Ceresole Alba in Italy
Ceresole Alba is located in Piedmont
Ceresole Alba
Ceresole Alba
Ceresole Alba (Piedmont)
Coordinates: 44°48′N 7°49′E / 44.800°N 7.817°E / 44.800; 7.817
CountryItaly
RegionPiedmont
ProvinceCuneo (CN)
FrazioniBaracche, Borretti, Bruma, Cabasse, Cantarelli, Cantarelli dei Boschi, Cappelli, Cristini, Donati, Fornace, Madonna del Pilone, Maghini, Palermo, Pioppeto, Rava, Roggeri, Taona, Tre Vie
Government
 • MayorFranco Olocco (Civic list)
Area
 • Total37.05 km2 (14.31 sq mi)
Elevation
301 m (988 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total2,067
 • Density56/km2 (140/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Ceresolese(i)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
12040
Dialing code0172
Patron saintSt. John the Baptist
Saint dayFirst Monday after First Sunday in September

Ceresole Alba is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Cuneo in the Piedmont region of Italy, located about 30 kilometres (19 mi) southeast of Turin and about 50 kilometres (31 mi) northeast of Cuneo.

Ceresole Alba borders the following municipalities: Baldissero d'Alba, Carmagnola, Montaldo Roero, Monteu Roero, Poirino, Pralormo, and Sommariva del Bosco.

The Battle of Ceresole was an encounter between a French army and the combined forces of Spain and the Holy Roman Empire during the Italian War of 1542–46. The lengthy engagement took place on 11 April 1544 outside the village.

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.