Fraconalto

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Fraconalto
Comune
Comune di Fraconalto
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Fraconalto
Location of Fraconalto in Italy
Coordinates: 44°35′N8°52′E / 44.583°N 8.867°E / 44.583; 8.867
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Province Alessandria (AL)
Frazioni Castagnola, Freccia, Molini, Tegli
Government
  Mayor Andrea Bagnasco
Area
  Total 15.8 km2 (6.1 sq mi)
Elevation 725 m (2,379 ft)
Population (31 December 2008) [1]
  Total 371
  Density 23/km2 (61/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Fraconaltesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code15060
Dialing code 010

Fraconalto (until 1927, Fiaccone) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Alessandria in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 110 kilometres (68 mi) southeast of Turin and about 40 kilometres (25 mi) southeast of Alessandria and 20 kilometres (12 mi) from Genoa-Pontedecimo.

<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 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.

It is in the Ligurian Appennines, near the Bocchetta Pass in the upper Val Lemme. Nearby is the artificial Lake Busalletta.

Bocchetta Pass

Bocchetta Pass or Bochetta Pass or Passo della Bocchetta is a mountain pass in the Ligurian Apennine Mountains in Liguria north of Genoa, Italy. The summit of the pass is at an elevation of 772 meters.

Lago della Busalletta lake in Liguria, Italy

Lago della Busalletta is an artificial lake in northwest Italy which straddles the provinces of Genoa and Alessandria, near the towns of Fraconalto and Busalla. At an elevation of 441, its surface area is 0.3 km².

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References

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