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Comune di Scagnello
Scagnello is located in Italy
Location of Scagnello in Italy
Coordinates: 44°20′N 7°59′E / 44.333°N 7.983°E / 44.333; 7.983Coordinates: 44°20′N 7°59′E / 44.333°N 7.983°E / 44.333; 7.983
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Province Province of Cuneo (CN)
 • Mayor Ivo Borgna
 • Total 9.0 km2 (3.5 sq mi)
Population (Dec. 2004)
 • Total 209
 • Density 23/km2 (60/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 12070
Dialing code 0174

Scagnello is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Cuneo in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 80 kilometres (50 mi) southeast of Turin and about 35 kilometres (22 mi) east of Cuneo. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 209 and an area of 9.0 square kilometres (3.5 sq mi).[1]

Scagnello borders the following municipalities: Battifollo, Ceva, Lisio, Mombasiglio, and Monasterolo Casotto. It belongs to the villages of Val Mongia.

Scagnello means "Customs". Scagnello was a cornerstone on the Old Salt Route from Genoa to Milan. Most of its richness was destroyed during the Napoleonic phase of occupation and destruction. Only old ruins of castles document the prior power. Currently an old house still exists which has a catalogued fresco from the 15th century.

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