Isola d'Asti

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Isola d'Asti
Comune
Comune di Isola d'Asti
Coat of arms of Isola d'Asti
Coat of arms
Isola d'Asti is located in Italy
Isola d'Asti
Isola d'Asti
Location of Isola d'Asti in Italy
Coordinates: 44°50′N 8°11′E / 44.833°N 8.183°E / 44.833; 8.183Coordinates: 44°50′N 8°11′E / 44.833°N 8.183°E / 44.833; 8.183
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Province / Metropolitan city Asti (AT)
Frazioni Chiappa, Mongovone. Piano, Repergo, Villa
Government
 • Mayor Franco Giovanni Cavagnino
Area
 • Total 13.6 km2 (5.3 sq mi)
Population (31 May 2007[1])
 • Total 2,116
 • Density 160/km2 (400/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Isolani
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 14057
Dialing code 0141

Isola d'Asti is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Asti in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 45 kilometres (28 mi) southeast of Turin and about 8 kilometres (5 mi) south of Asti.

Isola d'Asti borders the following municipalities: Antignano, Asti, Costigliole d'Asti, Mongardino, Montegrosso d'Asti, Revigliasco d'Asti, and Vigliano d'Asti.

Notable people[edit]

  • Angelo Sodano (born 1927), cardinal.
  • Giuseppe Govone (born 1825), Italian general, patriot and politician.
  • Giovan Battista Volpini (born 24 August 1885 - died in Amba Alagi, Ethiopia, 16 May 1941) general, first aide-de-camp of the Viceroy of Ethiopia, Amedeo of Savoy.

References[edit]

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