Terzo, Piedmont

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Comune di Terzo
Coat of arms of Terzo
Coat of arms
Terzo is located in Italy
Location of Terzo in Italy
Coordinates: 44°40′N 8°25′E / 44.667°N 8.417°E / 44.667; 8.417
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Province / Metropolitan city Alessandria (AL)
 • Mayor Vittorio Giovanni Grillo
 • Total 8.8 km2 (3.4 sq mi)
Elevation 222 m (728 ft)
Population (2005[1])
 • Total 874
 • Density 99/km2 (260/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Terzesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 15010
Dialing code 0144

Terzo is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Alessandria in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 70 kilometres (43 mi) southeast of Turin and about 30 kilometres (19 mi) southwest of Alessandria.

It was a fortress of the bishop of Acqui, of which only a late medieval tower remains. Terzo borders the following municipalities: Acqui Terme, Bistagno, Melazzo, and Montabone.


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