Ceresole Alba

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Ceresole Alba
Comune di Ceresole Alba
Ceresole Alba is located in Italy
Ceresole Alba
Ceresole Alba
Location of Ceresole Alba in Italy
Coordinates: 44°48′N 7°49′E / 44.800°N 7.817°E / 44.800; 7.817
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Province / Metropolitan city Cuneo (CN)
 • Mayor Franco Olocco
 • Total 37.0 km2 (14.3 sq mi)
Elevation 301 m (988 ft)
Population (31 December 2010)[1]
 • Total 2,149
 • Density 58/km2 (150/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Ceresolesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 12040
Dialing code 0172
Patron saint St. John the Baptist
Saint day First 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.


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