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For the painter called Il Moncalvo, see Guglielmo Caccia.
Città di Moncalvo
Moncalvo-teatro civico3.jpg
Coat of arms of Moncalvo
Coat of arms
Moncalvo is located in Italy
Location of Moncalvo in Italy
Coordinates: 45°3′N 8°16′E / 45.050°N 8.267°E / 45.050; 8.267Coordinates: 45°3′N 8°16′E / 45.050°N 8.267°E / 45.050; 8.267
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Province / Metropolitan city Asti (AT)
Frazioni Castellino, Patro, Santa Maria, Gessi, Stazione
 • Mayor Aldo Fara
 (elected 2004-06-13)
 • Total 17.7 km2 (6.8 sq mi)
Elevation 305 m (1,001 ft)
Population (Dec. 2004)[1]
 • Total 3,319
 • Density 190/km2 (490/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Moncalvini
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 14036
Dialing code 0141
Patron saint St. Anthony of Padua
Saint day June 13
Website Official website

Moncalvo is a city and comune in the Province of Asti in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 45 kilometres (28 mi) east of Turin and about 15 kilometres (9 mi) northeast of Asti on the national road SS 547 which links Asti to Casale Monferrato and Vercelli. Historically it was part of the state of Montferrat and was of particular importance during the early years of the Paleologi period of the marquisate. Its best-known inhabitants were the Baroque painter Guglielmo Caccia and ‘La Bella Rosin’, King Vittorio Emanuele II’s favourite mistress and eventually wife.

Moncalvo borders the following municipalities: Alfiano Natta, Castelletto Merli, Cereseto, Grana, Grazzano Badoglio, Ottiglio, Penango, and Ponzano Monferrato.

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

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