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Province of Asti

Coordinates: 44°53′56″N 8°12′28″E / 44.89889°N 8.20778°E / 44.89889; 8.20778
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Province of Asti
The provincial seat
The provincial seat
Flag of Province of Asti
Coat of arms of Province of Asti
Map highlighting the location of the province of Asti in Italy
Map highlighting the location of the province of Asti in Italy
Country Italy
 • PresidentPaolo Lanfranco
 • Total1,504.5 km2 (580.9 sq mi)
 (31 August 2017)
 • Total215,871
 • Density140/km2 (370/sq mi)
 • Total€5.368 billion (2015)
 • Per capita€24,575 (2015)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
14010-14026, 14030, 14032-14037, 14039-14055, 14057-14059, 14100
Telephone prefix011, 0141, 0144
Vehicle registrationAT

The province of Asti (Italian: provincia di Asti; Piedmontese: provincia d'Ast) is a province in the Piedmont region of Italy. Its capital is the city of Asti. To the northwest it borders on the Metropolitan City of Turin; to the southwest it borders on the province of Cuneo. To the east it borders on the province of Alessandria, while in the south it shares a very short border with the Ligurian province of Savona. It has an area of 1,504.5 square kilometres (580.9 sq mi), and, As of 2017, a total population of 215,871.


A Moscato d'Asti

The Province of Asti was re-established on 1 April 1935 by Royal Decree No. 297 of King Victor Emmanuel III. It was detached from the existing province of Alessandria into which it had been absorbed upon the creation of that province in 1859.

The Province of Asti is among the institutions awarded the Gold Medal for Military Valor (Medaglia d'Oro al Valor Militare) for its contribution to the partisan struggle during the last two years of the Second World War.


There are 118 comuni (sg.: comune) in the province.[2] The largest by population[3] are:

City Population
Asti 76,174
Canelli 10,465
Nizza Monferrato 10,369
San Damiano d'Asti 8,342
Costigliole d'Asti 5,865
Villanova d'Asti 5,667
Castagnole delle Lanze 3,772
Castelnuovo Don Bosco 3,235
Villafranca d'Asti 3,064
Moncalvo 2,998
Map of the province of Asti

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Regions and Cities > Regional Statistics > Regional Economy > Regional Gross Domestic Product (Small regions TL3), OECD.Stats. Accessed on 16 November 2018.
  2. ^ "Provincia di Asti".
  3. ^ "Elenco Comuni Provincia di Asti - Piemonte".

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44°53′56″N 8°12′28″E / 44.89889°N 8.20778°E / 44.89889; 8.20778