Passerano Marmorito

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Passerano Marmorito
Comune
Comune di Passerano Marmorito
Passerano Marmorito is located in Italy
Passerano Marmorito
Passerano Marmorito
Location of Passerano Marmorito in Italy
Coordinates: 45°3′N 8°1′E / 45.050°N 8.017°E / 45.050; 8.017
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Province / Metropolitan city Asti (AT)
Frazioni Primeglio, Schierano, Marmorito, Rocco, Boscorotondo
Government
 • Mayor Davide Massaglia
Area
 • Total 12.1 km2 (4.7 sq mi)
Elevation 320 m (1,050 ft)
Population (31 December 2010)[1]
 • Total 451
 • Density 37/km2 (97/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Passeranesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 14020
Dialing code 0141

Passerano Marmorito is a small rural comune (‘commune’ or ‘municipality’) in the Province of Asti in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 25 kilometres (16 mi) east of Turin and about 20 kilometres (12 mi) northwest of Asti.

Geography[edit]

The capoluogo of the commune, and the site of its town hall, is Passerano. The communal statute identifies three further villages or hamlets within the boundaries of the commune: Marmorito, Primeglio and Schierano (after which the wine grape Malvasia di Schierano is named). Further localities include Boscorotondo, Serra and Rocco.[2][3]

Passerano Marmorito borders the following municipalities: Albugnano, Aramengo, Capriglio, Castelnuovo Don Bosco, Cerreto d'Asti, Cocconato, Pino d'Asti, and Piovà Massaia.

Twin towns — Sister cities[edit]

Passerano Marmorito is twinned with:

References[edit]

  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
  2. ^ Statuto comunale, Comune di Passerano Marmorito.
  3. ^ "Comune di Passerano Marmorito (AT)". Comuni-Italiani.it.