San Salvatore Monferrato
|San Salvatore Monferrato|
|Comune di San Salvatore Monferrato|
|Province / Metropolitan city||Alessandria (AL)|
|Frazioni||Fosseto, Frescondino, Piazzolo, Salcido, Valdolenga, Valparolo|
|• Mayor||Corrado Tagliabue (Lista civica. Elected 30 May 2006; re-elected 16 May 2011)|
|• Total||31.65 km2 (12.22 sq mi)|
|Elevation||205 m (673 ft)|
|• Density||140/km2 (380/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
San Salvatore Monferrato is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Alessandria in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 70 kilometres (43 mi) east of Turin and about 10 kilometres (6 mi) northwest of Alessandria. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 4,629 and an area of 31.6 square kilometres (12.2 sq mi).
Also of interest are the 16th century churches of San Martino e San Siro. At the communal cemetery of the town is notable the grave of Paolo Provera, surnamed Tantasà, a curious example of outsider art.
- Iginio Ugo Tarchetti (1839–1869), a novelist, also poet and journalist, and part of the Milanese Scapigliatura.
- Paolo Provera (Tantasà) (1850–1930), an outsider artist.
Eugenio "Gene" Guglielmi (1947–), a beat folksinger.
- All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
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