Monastero Bormida

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Monastero Bormida
Comune di Monastero Bormida
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Coat of arms of Monastero Bormida
Coat of arms
Monastero Bormida is located in Italy
Monastero Bormida
Monastero Bormida
Location of Monastero Bormida in Italy
Coordinates: 44°39′N 8°20′E / 44.650°N 8.333°E / 44.650; 8.333
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Province / Metropolitan city Asti (AT)
 • Mayor Ambrogio Spiota
 • Total 14.1 km2 (5.4 sq mi)
Elevation 191 m (627 ft)
Population (31 December 2010[1])
 • Total 1,002
 • Density 71/km2 (180/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Monasteresi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 14058
Dialing code 0144
Website Official website

Monastero Bormida is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Asti in the Italian region Piedmont. It is located about 70 kilometres (43 mi) southeast of Turin and about 30 kilometres (19 mi) southeast of Asti.

Monastero Bormida borders the following municipalities: Bistagno, Bubbio, Cassinasco, Denice, Loazzolo, Ponti, Roccaverano, and Sessame. It is home to a castle, located near the Bormida river, which originated as an abbey founded around 1050 (whence the town's name), and which has mosaics and frescoes in the interior. There is also a Romanesque bridge crossing the same river.


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

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