Saliceto, Piedmont

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Saliceto
Comune di Saliceto
Coat of arms of Saliceto
Coat of arms
Location of Saliceto
Saliceto is located in Italy
Saliceto
Saliceto
Location of Saliceto in Italy
Saliceto is located in Piedmont
Saliceto
Saliceto
Saliceto (Piedmont)
Coordinates: 44°25′N 8°10′E / 44.417°N 8.167°E / 44.417; 8.167
CountryItaly
RegionPiedmont
ProvinceCuneo (CN)
Government
 • MayorEnrico Pregliasco
Area
 • Total24.33 km2 (9.39 sq mi)
Elevation
389 m (1,276 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total1,269
 • Density52/km2 (140/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Salicetesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
12079
Dialing code0174
WebsiteOfficial website

Saliceto is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Cuneo in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 80 kilometres (50 mi) southeast of Turin and about 50 kilometres (31 mi) east of Cuneo.

Saliceto borders the following municipalities: Cairo Montenotte, Camerana, Cengio, Gottasecca, and Montezemolo.

Historically Saliceto was a possession of the Del Carretto marquisses of Finale Ligure, who built here a castle in 1588. The castle was besieged in 1689 by Spanish troops.

Twin towns[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  3. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.