Dronero

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Dronero
Comune di Dronero
A view of Dronero
A view of Dronero
Coat of arms of Dronero
Coat of arms
Location of Dronero
Dronero is located in Italy
Dronero
Dronero
Location of Dronero in Italy
Dronero is located in Piedmont
Dronero
Dronero
Dronero (Piedmont)
Coordinates: 44°28′N 7°22′E / 44.467°N 7.367°E / 44.467; 7.367
CountryItaly
RegionPiedmont
ProvinceCuneo (CN)
FrazioniAArchero, Borgata Lerda, Borgata Nuova, Borgetto, Fornace, Gangotta Sottana, Lerda, Madonna Addolorata, Monastero, Murassone Nasani, Perotti, Ponte di Bedale, Pratavecchia, Ripoli, Ruà del Prato, San Maurizio, Santa Lucia, Sant'Anna di Piossasco, Tetti
Government
 • MayorLivio Acchiardi
Area
 • Total58.9 km2 (22.7 sq mi)
Elevation
622 m (2,041 ft)
Population
 (31 July 2017)[3]
 • Total7,065
 • Density120/km2 (310/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Droneresi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
12025
Dialing code0171
Patron saintMadonna di Ripoli
Saint daySecond Sunday in September
WebsiteOfficial website

Dronero (Occitan: Draonier) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Cuneo in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 70 kilometres (43 mi) southwest of Turin and about 15 kilometres (9 mi) northwest of Cuneo at the entrance of the Valle Maira.

Main sights[edit]

  • Ponte Vecchio, also known as Ponte del Diavolo ("Devil's Bridge")
  • Torrazza, a watch tower

Culture[edit]

Dronero is the home of Droneresi al Rum, a typical delicious sweet, made of two meringues and a heart of chocolate, rum and custard.

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.

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