Perinaldo

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Perinaldo

Preinoud
Comune di Perinaldo
Perinaldo-panorama.JPG
Coat of arms of Perinaldo
Coat of arms
Location of Perinaldo
Perinaldo is located in Italy
Perinaldo
Perinaldo
Location of Perinaldo in Italy
Perinaldo is located in Liguria
Perinaldo
Perinaldo
Perinaldo (Liguria)
Coordinates: 43°51′N 7°40′E / 43.850°N 7.667°E / 43.850; 7.667Coordinates: 43°51′N 7°40′E / 43.850°N 7.667°E / 43.850; 7.667
CountryItaly
RegionLiguria
ProvinceImperia (IM)
FrazioniNegi, Suseneo
Government
 • MayorPatrizia Guglielmi
Area
 • Total21.0 km2 (8.1 sq mi)
Elevation
572 m (1,877 ft)
Population
(31 December 2007)
 • Total918
 • Density44/km2 (110/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Perinaldesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
18032
Dialing code0184
WebsiteOfficial website

Perinaldo (Ligurian: Preinoud[1]) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Imperia in the Italian region Liguria, located about 120 kilometres (75 mi) southwest of Genoa and about 30 kilometres (19 mi) west of Imperia.

It is the birthplace of the 17th-century Italian astronomer Giovanni Domenico Cassini.

Main sights[edit]

  • Parish church of San Nicola da Bari, built in 1489. It houses a 15th-century wooden crucifix.
  • Church of Sant'Antonio abate (1590–1600)
  • Sanctuary of the Visitation (17th century)
  • Astronomical observatory

Twin towns[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Frisoni, Gaetano (1910–2002). Dizionario Genovese-Italiano e Italiano-Genovese (in Italian). Genova: Nuova Editrice Genovese.

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