Sommariva Perno

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Sommariva Perno
Comune di Sommariva Perno
Sommariva Perno is located in Italy
Sommariva Perno
Sommariva Perno
Location of Sommariva Perno in Italy
Coordinates: 44°45′N 7°54′E / 44.750°N 7.900°E / 44.750; 7.900Coordinates: 44°45′N 7°54′E / 44.750°N 7.900°E / 44.750; 7.900
ProvinceProvince of Cuneo (CN)
FrazioniValle Rossi, San Giuseppe, Villa
 • Total17.4 km2 (6.7 sq mi)
Elevation389 m (1,276 ft)
Population (Dec. 2004)
 • Total2,800
 • Density160/km2 (420/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code12040
Dialing code0172
WebsiteOfficial website

Sommariva Perno is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Cuneo in the Italian region Piedmont, located in Roero about 40 kilometres (25 mi) southeast of Turin and about 50 kilometres (31 mi) northeast of Cuneo. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 2,800 and an area of 17.4 square kilometres (6.7 sq mi).[1]

The municipality of Sommariva Perno contains the frazioni (subdivisions, mainly villages and hamlets) Valle Rossi, San Giuseppe, and Villa.

Sommariva Perno borders the following municipalities: Baldissero d'Alba, Corneliano d'Alba, Monticello d'Alba, Pocapaglia, Sanfrè, and Sommariva del Bosco.


The “Sagra della fragola e del vino birbet”, held at the end of May, celebrates two of the typical products of Roero: The local strawberries and Birbèt: a sweet, pomegranate-red, partially fermented, festive wine made from the Roero version of the Brachetto grape (Italian brachetto dal grappolo lungo), which hangs from the vine in elongated clusters.

Demographic evolution[edit]


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

External links[edit]