Cocconato

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Cocconato
Comune di Cocconato
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Coat of arms of Cocconato
Coat of arms
Location of Cocconato
Cocconato is located in Italy
Cocconato
Cocconato
Location of Cocconato in Italy
Cocconato is located in Piedmont
Cocconato
Cocconato
Cocconato (Piedmont)
Coordinates: 45°5′N 8°2′E / 45.083°N 8.033°E / 45.083; 8.033
CountryItaly
RegionPiedmont
ProvinceAsti (AT)
Government
 • MayorMonica Marello
Area
 • Total16.8 km2 (6.5 sq mi)
Elevation
491 m (1,611 ft)
Population
(31 December 2010)[1]
 • Total1,609
 • Density96/km2 (250/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Cocconatesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
14023
Dialing code0141

Cocconato is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Asti in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 25 kilometres (16 mi) east of Turin and about 25 kilometres (16 mi) northwest of Asti.

Cocconato borders the following municipalities: Aramengo, Brozolo, Montiglio Monferrato, Moransengo, Passerano Marmorito, Piovà Massaia, Robella, and Tonengo. It is located on a hill in the Montferrat traditional region, its economy being based on gastronomy (milk, cheese including the robiola of Cocconato) and agriculture.

References[edit]

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