Cosio di Arroscia
|Cosio di Arroscia|
|Comune di Cosio di Arroscia|
|Province / Metropolitan city||Province of Imperia (IM)|
|• Total||40.6 km2 (15.7 sq mi)|
|Elevation||721 m (2,365 ft)|
|Population (Dec. 2004)|
|• Density||7.0/km2 (18/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
Cosio di Arroscia is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Imperia in the Italian region Liguria, located about 100 kilometres (62 mi) southwest of Genoa and about 25 kilometres (16 mi) northwest of Imperia.
In 1957 the French Avant-Garde Groupe Situationist International was founded in Cosio di Arroscia by former members of two other avant-garde groupes, the International Movement for an Imaginist Bauhaus (Asger Jorn, Giuseppe Pinot-Gallizio a.o.) and the Lettrist International (Guy Debord a.o.).
The small village is situated in the Arroscia's high valley, at about 20 kilometres (12 mi) from Imperia. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 283 and an area of 40.6 square kilometres (15.7 sq mi).
- All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.