Tiglieto

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Tiglieto
Comune di Tiglieto
Genova-Tiglieto.jpg
Coat of arms of Tiglieto
Coat of arms
Location of Tiglieto
Tiglieto is located in Italy
Tiglieto
Tiglieto
Location of Tiglieto in Italy
Tiglieto is located in Liguria
Tiglieto
Tiglieto
Tiglieto (Liguria)
Coordinates: 44°32′N 8°37′E / 44.533°N 8.617°E / 44.533; 8.617
CountryItaly
RegionLiguria
Metropolitan cityGenoa (GE)
FrazioniAcquabuona
Government
 • MayorGiorgio Leoncini
Area
 • Total24.5 km2 (9.5 sq mi)
Elevation
500 m (1,600 ft)
Population
 (31 December 2015)[3]
 • Total546
 • Density22/km2 (58/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Tiglietesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
16010
Dialing code010
Patron saintAssumption of Mary
Saint dayAugust 15
WebsiteOfficial website

Tiglieto (Ligurian: Tijê, Orbasco dialect: Muncaru) is a comune (municipality) in the Metropolitan City of Genoa in the Italian region Liguria, located about 52 kilometres (32 mi) northwest of Genoa.

Tiglieto borders the following municipalities: Campo Ligure, Genoa, Masone, Molare, Ponzone, Rossiglione, Sassello, Urbe.

History[edit]

In 1120 Tiglieto Abbey (Badia di Tiglieto) was the first Cistercian monastery to be founded in Italy. Its monks went on to found Staffarda Abbey, near Saluzzo, and Casanova Abbey.

Main sights[edit]

Part of the municipality territory is within the boundaries of the Parco naturale regionale del Beigua.[4]

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.
  4. ^ "Comuni del Parco". www.parcobeigua.it. Retrieved 2016-02-20.

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