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; 7.817Coordinates: 44°48′N 7°49′E / 44.800°N 7.817°E / 44.800; 7.817
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Province Province of Cuneo (CN)
 • Total 37.0 km2 (14.3 sq mi)
Population (Dec. 2004)
 • Total 2,092
 • Density 57/km2 (150/sq mi)
Demonym Ceresolesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 12040
Dialing code 0172

Ceresole Alba is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Cuneo in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 30 kilometres (19 mi) southeast of Turin and about 50 kilometres (31 mi) northeast of Cuneo. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 2,092 and an area of 37.0 square kilometres (14.3 sq mi).[1]

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.

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