San Sebastiano Curone

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San Sebastiano Curone
Comune
Comune di San Sebastiano Curone
San Sebastiano Curone is located in Italy
San Sebastiano Curone
San Sebastiano Curone
Location of San Sebastiano Curone in Italy
Coordinates: 44°47′N 9°4′E / 44.783°N 9.067°E / 44.783; 9.067Coordinates: 44°47′N 9°4′E / 44.783°N 9.067°E / 44.783; 9.067
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Province Alessandria (AL)
Frazioni Marguata, Sant'Antonio, Telecco
Area
 • Total 3.9 km2 (1.5 sq mi)
Elevation 342 m (1,122 ft)
Population (Dec. 2004)[1]
 • Total 589
 • Density 150/km2 (390/sq mi)
Demonym Sansebastianesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 15056
Dialing code 0131
Patron saint St. Sebastian
Saint day January 20

San Sebastiano Curone (Piedmontese: San Bastian da Cròu) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Alessandria in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 110 kilometres (68 mi) southeast of Turin and about 40 kilometres (25 mi) southeast of Alessandria, at the confluence of the Curone and Museglia streams.

San Sebastiano Curone borders the following municipalities: Brignano-Frascata, Dernice, Gremiasco, and Montacuto.

History[edit]

Part of the commune of Fabbrica Curone it was under the dominations of the Malaspina and Fieschi from Genoa. In the 16th century, under the Doria, it became an important market centre for salt, fish and cereals.

It is the birthplace of Felice Giani, a neo-classicist painter.

Demographic evolution[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.