San Giorgio Monferrato

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San Giorgio Monferrato
Comune di San Giorgio Monferrato
San Giorgio Monferrato is located in Italy
San Giorgio Monferrato
San Giorgio Monferrato
Location of San Giorgio Monferrato in Italy
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
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Province / Metropolitan city Alessandria (AL)
Frazioni Chiabotto, Cascinotti
 • Mayor Rino Scarola (M)
  elected 2004-06-13
 • Total 7.13 km2 (2.75 sq mi)
Elevation 281 m (922 ft)
Population (2005)
 • Total 1,295
 • Density 180/km2 (470/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Sangiorgesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 15020
Dialing code 0142
Patron saint Saint George
Saint day 23 April
Website Official 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[1] 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.

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Twin towns — sister cities[edit]

San Giorgio Monferrato is twinned with:


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