Pontecurone

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Pontecurone
Comune di Pontecurone
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Coat of arms of Pontecurone
Coat of arms
Location of Pontecurone
Pontecurone is located in Italy
Pontecurone
Pontecurone
Location of Pontecurone in Italy
Pontecurone is located in Piedmont
Pontecurone
Pontecurone
Pontecurone (Piedmont)
Coordinates: 44°57′N 8°55′E / 44.950°N 8.917°E / 44.950; 8.917Coordinates: 44°57′N 8°55′E / 44.950°N 8.917°E / 44.950; 8.917
CountryItaly
RegionPiedmont
ProvinceAlessandria (AL)
Government
 • MayorErnesto Nobile
Area
 • Total29.81 km2 (11.51 sq mi)
Elevation
104 m (341 ft)
Population
(2005)[1]
 • Total3,848
 • Density130/km2 (330/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Pontecuronesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
15055
Dialing code0131
WebsiteOfficial website

Pontecurone (Piedmontese: Poncròu) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Alessandria in the Italian region Piedmont, located on the left bank of the Curone, about 100 kilometres (62 mi) east of Turin and about 25 kilometres (16 mi) east of Alessandria.

Pontecurone borders the following municipalities: Casalnoceto, Casei Gerola, Castelnuovo Scrivia, Rivanazzano Terme, Tortona, Viguzzolo, and Voghera.

In 1635 it was the site of a battle in which Odoardo Farnese, duke of Parma and Piacenza and allied to the French, defeated the Spanish troops under Caspar Azevedo

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References[edit]

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

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