Frabosa Soprana

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Frabosa Soprana
Comune
Comune di Frabosa Soprana
Frabosa Soprana is located in Italy
Frabosa Soprana
Frabosa Soprana
Location of Frabosa Soprana in Italy
Coordinates: 44°17′14.48″N 7°48′25.36″E / 44.2873556°N 7.8070444°E / 44.2873556; 7.8070444Coordinates: 44°17′14.48″N 7°48′25.36″E / 44.2873556°N 7.8070444°E / 44.2873556; 7.8070444
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Province Cueno (CN)
Frazioni Bossea, Straluzzo, Forneri, Mondagnola, Bassi, Lanza Serra, Seccata, Corsaglia, Fontane, Botteri, San Martino
Government
 • Mayor Iole Caramello
Area
 • Total 48.1 km2 (18.6 sq mi)
Elevation 891 m (2,923 ft)
Population (31 December 2011[1])
 • Total 891
 • Density 19/km2 (48/sq mi)
Demonym Frabosani
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 12082
Dialing code 0174

Frabosa Soprana is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Cuneo in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 90 kilometres (56 mi) south of Turin and about 25 kilometres (16 mi) southeast of Cuneo.

Frabosa Soprana borders the following municipalities: Frabosa Sottana, Magliano Alpi, Monastero di Vasco, Montaldo di Mondovì, Ormea, and Roburent. The economy is based on winter tourism: it is connected through a chair lift to the Prato Nevoso ski resort.

Sights include the Caves of Bossea, a 2 km length karstic grottoes discovered in the 19th century.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Data from Istat