San Sebastiano Curone
|San Sebastiano Curone|
|Comune di San Sebastiano Curone|
|Province / Metropolitan city||Alessandria (AL)|
|Frazioni||Marguata, Sant'Antonio, Telecco|
|• Total||3.9 km2 (1.5 sq mi)|
|Elevation||342 m (1,122 ft)|
|Population (Dec. 2004)|
|• Density||150/km2 (390/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|Patron saint||St. Sebastian|
|Saint day||January 20|
San Sebastiano Curone (Piedmontese: San Bastiau Curou ) 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.
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.
- All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
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