Cherasco

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Cherasco

Cherasch
Comune di Cherasco
Location of Cherasco
Cherasco is located in Italy
Cherasco
Cherasco
Location of Cherasco in Italy
Cherasco is located in Piedmont
Cherasco
Cherasco
Cherasco (Piedmont)
Coordinates: 44°39′N 7°52′E / 44.650°N 7.867°E / 44.650; 7.867Coordinates: 44°39′N 7°52′E / 44.650°N 7.867°E / 44.650; 7.867
CountryItaly
RegionPiedmont
ProvinceProvince of Cuneo (CN)
FrazioniBricco de' Faule, Cappellazzo, Meane, Roreto, San Bartolomeo, San Giovanni, Sant'Antonio, Veglia
Government
 • MayorClaudio Bogetti
Area
 • Total81.54 km2 (31.48 sq mi)
Elevation
288 m (945 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total9,224
 • Density110/km2 (290/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Cheraschese(i)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
12062
Dialing code0172
WebsiteOfficial website

Cherasco is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Cuneo in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 50 kilometres (31 mi) southeast of Turin and about 40 kilometres (25 mi) northeast of Cuneo. As of 1-1-2017, it had a population of 9 096 and an area of 81.2 square kilometres (31.4 sq mi).[3]

The municipality of Cherasco contains the frazioni (subdivisions, mainly villages and hamlets) of Bricco de' Faule, Cappellazzo, Meane, Roreto, San Bartolomeo, San Giovanni, Sant'Antonio and Veglia.

Cherasco borders the following municipalities: Bra, Cavallermaggiore, Cervere, La Morra, Marene, Narzole, and Salmour.

The Cherasco Synagogue in the old Jewish ghetto has a notable Baroque Torah ark and bimah.

Demographic evolution[edit]

Twin towns — sister cities[edit]

Cherasco is twinned with:

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.