Chiusa di Pesio

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Chiusa di Pesio
Comune di Chiusa di Pesio
Parish church.
Parish church.
Coat of arms of Chiusa di Pesio
Coat of arms
Chiusa di Pesio is located in Italy
Chiusa di Pesio
Chiusa di Pesio
Location of Chiusa di Pesio in Italy
Coordinates: 44°19′N 7°41′E / 44.317°N 7.683°E / 44.317; 7.683
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Province / Metropolitan city Cuneo (CN)
 • Mayor Sergio Bussi
 • Total 94.0 km2 (36.3 sq mi)
Elevation 575 m (1,886 ft)
Population (31 July 2010[1])
 • Total 3,793
 • Density 40/km2 (100/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Chiusani
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 12013
Dialing code 0171
Website Official website

Chiusa di Pesio is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Cuneo in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 80km south of Turin and about 15km south-east of Cuneo, on the border with France.


Chiusa di Pesio is located at the beginning of the Pesio Valley (its altitude ranges from 575 metres of the main town up to over 2,600 metres of the highest peaks). The main hamlets are San Bartolomeo and Vigna, located in the highest part of the valley, and Combe, Santa Maria Rocca and Abrau which are located more in the plain. Pesio River crosses the whole valley and its spring is called "Pis" (at 1,500 meters above sea level). The town is located between two hills, Mount Cavanero and Mombrisone. On the first one there are the ruins of the Mirabello Castle that dominates the town, and on the second one there is a nineteenth century hunting building. Chiusa di Pesio is 15 km from Cuneo and the nearest motorway is in Mondovì (called A6 Torino-Savona), located about 20 km south of Chiusa di Pesio.


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

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