San Giorgio Monferrato

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San Giorgio Monferrato
Comune di San Giorgio Monferrato
Location of San Giorgio Monferrato
San Giorgio Monferrato is located in Italy
San Giorgio Monferrato
San Giorgio Monferrato
Location of San Giorgio Monferrato in Italy
San Giorgio Monferrato is located in Piedmont
San Giorgio Monferrato
San Giorgio Monferrato
San Giorgio Monferrato (Piedmont)
Coordinates: 45°6′30″N 8°25′2″E / 45.10833°N 8.41722°E / 45.10833; 8.41722Coordinates: 45°6′30″N 8°25′2″E / 45.10833°N 8.41722°E / 45.10833; 8.41722
CountryItaly
RegionPiedmont
ProvinceAlessandria (AL)
FrazioniChiabotto, Cascinotti
Government
 • MayorRino Scarola (M)
  elected 2004-06-13
Area
 • Total7.12 km2 (2.75 sq mi)
Elevation
281 m (922 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total1,237
 • Density170/km2 (450/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Sangiorgesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
15020
Dialing code0142
Patron saintSaint George
Saint day23 April
WebsiteOfficial website

San Giorgio Monferrato (in Piedmontese San Giòrs Monfrà) is a comune of the Province of Alessandria in the Italian region Piedmont. It is about 60 kilometres (37 mi) east of the regional capital Turin and about 25 kilometres (16 mi) northwest of Alessandria.

The territory of this small rural commune of the Monferrato Casalese extends over an area of 7.1 square kilometres (2.7 sq mi). Its population of 1,293[3] is concentrated in the village of San Giorgio (Saint George). The communal coat of arms pictures the saint killing the dragon. San Giorgio clusters around a medieval castle on a low hill southwest of Casale Monferrato, which dominates the road from Casale to Asti.

San Giorgio Monferrato borders the following municipalities: Casale Monferrato, Ozzano Monferrato, and Rosignano Monferrato.

Demographic evolution[edit]

Twin towns — sister cities[edit]

San Giorgio Monferrato is twinned with:

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. ^ Demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.