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Comune di Tarantasca
Tarantasca is located in Italy
Location of Tarantasca in Italy
Coordinates: 44°30′N 7°33′E / 44.500°N 7.550°E / 44.500; 7.550Coordinates: 44°30′N 7°33′E / 44.500°N 7.550°E / 44.500; 7.550
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Province / Metropolitan city Province of Cuneo (CN)
Frazioni San Chiaffredo, Santa Cristina, Tasnere
 • Total 12.2 km2 (4.7 sq mi)
Elevation 451 m (1,480 ft)
Population (Dec. 2004)
 • Total 2,002
 • Density 160/km2 (430/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Tarantaschesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 12020
Dialing code 0171

Tarantasca is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Cuneo in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 60 kilometres (37 mi) south of Turin and about 13 kilometres (8 mi) north of Cuneo. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 2,002 and an area of 12.2 square kilometres (4.7 sq mi).[1]

The municipality of Tarantasca contains the frazioni (subdivisions, mainly villages and hamlets) San Chiaffredo, Santa Cristina, and Tasnere.

Tarantasca borders the following municipalities: Busca, Centallo, Cuneo, and Villafalletto.

Demographic evolution[edit]


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