|Comune di Montechiaro d'Asti|
View of Montechiaro d'Asti
|Province / Metropolitan city||Asti (AT)|
|Frazioni||Nocciola, Regione Reale|
|• Mayor||Paolo Luzi|
|• Total||10.14 km2 (3.92 sq mi)|
|Elevation||292 m (958 ft)|
|Population (31 May 2007)|
|• Density||140/km2 (360/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|Patron saint||St. Bernard of Clairvaux|
|Saint day||August 20|
Montechiaro d'Asti (Piedmontese: Monciàir) is a town and comune (municipality) in the Province of Asti in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 35 kilometres (22 mi) east of Turin and about 13 kilometres (8 mi) northwest of Asti.
Montechiaro is home to a notable example of Romanesque architecture in the Lower Montferrat, the church of St. Nazarius and Celsus (11th and 12th centuries).
- Giovanni Pastrone, also known as Piero Fosco (1883–1959), pioneer of Italian film.
- Finale Ligure, Italy
- All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
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