Dernice

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Dernice
Comune di Dernice
Dernice-Val Curone.JPG
Location of Dernice
Dernice is located in Italy
Dernice
Dernice
Location of Dernice in Italy
Dernice is located in Piedmont
Dernice
Dernice
Dernice (Piedmont)
Coordinates: 44°46′N 9°3′E / 44.767°N 9.050°E / 44.767; 9.050Coordinates: 44°46′N 9°3′E / 44.767°N 9.050°E / 44.767; 9.050
CountryItaly
RegionPiedmont
ProvinceAlessandria (AL)
FrazioniMontebore
Government
 • MayorCarlo Buscaglia
Area
 • Total18.3 km2 (7.1 sq mi)
Elevation
600 m (2,000 ft)
Population
(30 June 2017)[1]
 • Total182
 • Density9.9/km2 (26/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Dernicesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
15056
Dialing code0131
WebsiteOfficial website

Dernice is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Alessandria in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 110 kilometres (68 mi) southeast of Turin and about 40 kilometres (25 mi) southeast of Alessandria. It is located across the ancient Salt road, a former commercial road between Genoa and the Padan Plain. It is the seat of production of the Montebore cheese, in the eponymous frazione. It was once home to a castle, now in ruins.

Dernice borders the following municipalities: Borghetto di Borbera, Brignano-Frascata, Cantalupo Ligure, Garbagna, Montacuto, and San Sebastiano Curone.

References[edit]

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