Camino, Piedmont

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Comune di Camino
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Camino
Location of Camino in Italy
Coordinates: 45°10′N8°17′E / 45.167°N 8.283°E / 45.167; 8.283 Coordinates: 45°10′N8°17′E / 45.167°N 8.283°E / 45.167; 8.283
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Province Province of Alessandria (AL)
Area
  Total 18.4 km2 (7.1 sq mi)
Population (Dec. 2004)
  Total 763
  Density 41/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code15020
Dialing code 0142

Camino is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Alessandria in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 45 kilometres (28 mi) east of Turin and about 40 kilometres (25 mi) northwest of Alessandria. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 763 and an area of 18.4 square kilometres (7.1 sq mi). [1]

<i>Comune</i> third-level administrative divisions of the Italian Republic

The comune is a basic administrative division in Italy, roughly equivalent to a township or municipality.

Province of Alessandria Province of Italy

The Province of Alessandria is an Italian province, with a population of some 425,000, which forms the southeastern part of the region of Piedmont. The provincial capital is the city of Alessandria.

Italy republic in Southern Europe

Italy, officially the Italian Republic, is a country in Southern and Western Europe. Located in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea, Italy shares open land borders with France, Switzerland, Austria, Slovenia and the enclaved microstates San Marino and Vatican City. Italy covers an area of 301,340 km2 (116,350 sq mi) and has a largely temperate seasonal and Mediterranean climate. With around 61 million inhabitants, it is the fourth-most populous EU member state and the most populous country in Southern Europe.

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Camino borders the following municipalities: Gabiano, Mombello Monferrato, Morano sul Po, Palazzolo Vercellese, Pontestura, Solonghello, and Trino.

Gabiano Comune in Piedmont, Italy

Gabiano is a rural comune in the northwest of the province of Alessandria, some 25 kilometres (16 mi) west of Casale Monferrato. This area straddles the lowland immediately south of the Po and the furthest extension of the Monferrato hills. Its current population of some 1,250 has halved since mid-1930s.

Mombello Monferrato Comune in Piedmont, Italy

Mombello Monferrato is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Alessandria in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 45 kilometres (28 mi) east of Turin and about 40 kilometres (25 mi) northwest of Alessandria.

Morano sul Po Comune in Piedmont, Italy

Morano sul Po is a comune in the province of Alessandria, Piedmont, northwestern Italy.

Demographic evolution

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Castello di Camino

The Castello di Camino dates from the 11th century and has one of the highest medieval towers in the Monferrato area. The castle belonged to the Bishop of Asti up until the 13th century and was later administered by the Marquis of Monferrato. From 1323 to 1950, the castle belonged to the Scarampi family from Villanova. Vittorio Emanuele II, Umberto I and Vittorio Emanuele III of Savoy were guests at the castle. Benito Mussolini inaugurated the Monferrato aqueduct from the castle balcony. [2]

Scarampi Surname list

Scarampi is the name of a prominent Ghibelline family of Asti and its environs in north-west Italy. They were bankers of the Casane astigiane first in Genoa and then in France and in Belgium. In 1337 Antonio Scarampi, in exchange for 115,000 florins, became feudatory of Bubbio, Monastero Bormida, Roccaverano, Cortemilia, Perletto, Cairo, Altare and other places of the Langhe.

Villanova dAsti Comune in Piedmont, Italy

Villanova d'Asti is a town and comune in the province of Asti, Piedmont, northern Italy. It has around 5,000 inhabitants. The economy is based on a mixture of agriculture and industry.

Benito Mussolini Duce and President of the Council of Ministers of Italy. Leader of the National Fascist Party and subsequent Republican Fascist Party

Benito Amilcare Andrea Mussolini was an Italian politician and journalist who was the leader of the National Fascist Party. He ruled Italy as Prime Minister from 1922 to 1943; he constitutionally led the country until 1925, when he dropped the pretense of democracy and established a dictatorship.

The castle has recently been purchased by American businessman Tim Majors, who resides in Orlando, Florida.

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References

  1. All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
  2. "Castello di Camino".