Villafranca d'Asti

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Villafranca d'Asti
Comune di Villafranca d'Asti
Coat of arms of Villafranca d'Asti
Coat of arms
Location of Villafranca d'Asti
Villafranca d'Asti is located in Italy
Villafranca d'Asti
Villafranca d'Asti
Location of Villafranca d'Asti in Italy
Villafranca d'Asti is located in Piedmont
Villafranca d'Asti
Villafranca d'Asti
Villafranca d'Asti (Piedmont)
Coordinates: 44°55′N 8°2′E / 44.917°N 8.033°E / 44.917; 8.033Coordinates: 44°55′N 8°2′E / 44.917°N 8.033°E / 44.917; 8.033
CountryItaly
RegionPiedmont
ProvinceAsti (AT)
FrazioniAntoniassi, Borgovecchio, Case Bertona, Case Bruciate, Castella, Crocetta, Mondorosso, Montanello, Taverne, San Grato, Sant'Antonio, Valle Audana
Government
 • MayorGuido Cavalla
Area
 • Total12.9 km2 (5.0 sq mi)
Elevation
206 m (676 ft)
Population
(31 May 2007)[1]
 • Total3,139
 • Density240/km2 (630/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Villafranchesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
14018
Dialing code0141
Patron saintAssumption of the Holy Virgin
Saint day15 August
WebsiteOfficial website

Villafranca d'Asti is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Asti in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 30 kilometres (19 mi) southeast of Turin and about 13 kilometres (8 mi) west of Asti.

The town was founded by the commune of Asti in 1275. It is home to the church of Sant'Elena, built in 1646–52 under design of Amedeo di Castellamonte.

References[edit]

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

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