Frabosa Soprana

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Frabosa Soprana
Comune di Frabosa Soprana
Location of Frabosa Soprana
Frabosa Soprana is located in Italy
Frabosa Soprana
Frabosa Soprana
Location of Frabosa Soprana in Italy
Frabosa Soprana is located in Piedmont
Frabosa Soprana
Frabosa Soprana
Frabosa Soprana (Piedmont)
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
CountryItaly
RegionPiedmont
ProvinceCuneo (CN)
FrazioniBossea, Straluzzo, Forneri, Mondagnola, Bassi, Lanza Serra, Seccata, Corsaglia, Fontane, Botteri, San Martino
Government
 • MayorIole Caramello
Area
 • Total48.1 km2 (18.6 sq mi)
Elevation
891 m (2,923 ft)
Population
(31 December 2011[1])
 • Total891
 • Density19/km2 (48/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Frabosani
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
12082
Dialing code0174

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