San Sebastiano Curone

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San Sebastiano Curone
Comune di San Sebastiano Curone
Church of San Sebastiano.
Church of San Sebastiano.
Location of San Sebastiano Curone
San Sebastiano Curone is located in Italy
San Sebastiano Curone
San Sebastiano Curone
Location of San Sebastiano Curone in Italy
San Sebastiano Curone is located in Piedmont
San Sebastiano Curone
San Sebastiano Curone
San Sebastiano Curone (Piedmont)
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
CountryItaly
RegionPiedmont
ProvinceAlessandria (AL)
FrazioniMarguata, Sant'Antonio, Telecco
Government
 • MayorVincenzo Caprile
Area
 • Total3.89 km2 (1.50 sq mi)
Elevation
342 m (1,122 ft)
Population
 (30 November 2017)[3]
 • Total571
 • Density150/km2 (380/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Sansebastianesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
15056
Dialing code0131
Patron saintSt. Sebastian
Saint dayJanuary 20
WebsiteOfficial website

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.

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.

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