Bosco Marengo

Bosco Marengo (Italian: [ˈbɔsko maˈreŋɡo, -ˈrɛŋ-]; Piedmontese: Ël Bòsch [əl ˈbɔsk]) is a town and comune (municipality) in the Province of Alessandria in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 80 kilometres (50 mi) southeast of Turin and about 12 kilometres (7 mi) southeast of Alessandria.

Bosco Marengo
Ël Bòsch  (Piedmontese)
Comune di Bosco Marengo
Parish church and Monument to Pope Pius V
Parish church and Monument to Pope Pius V
Coat of arms of Bosco Marengo
Location of Bosco Marengo
Bosco Marengo is located in Italy
Bosco Marengo
Bosco Marengo
Location of Bosco Marengo in Italy
Bosco Marengo is located in Piedmont
Bosco Marengo
Bosco Marengo
Bosco Marengo (Piedmont)
Coordinates: 44°49′N 8°40′E / 44.817°N 8.667°E / 44.817; 8.667
CountryItaly
RegionPiedmont
ProvinceAlessandria (AL)
FrazioniLevata, Pollastra, Quattro Cascine
Government
 • MayorGianfranco Gazzaniga
Area
 • Total44.53 km2 (17.19 sq mi)
Elevation
121 m (397 ft)
Population
 (31 August 2017)[3]
 • Total2,386
 • Density54/km2 (140/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Boschesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
15062
Dialing code0131
Patron saintSt. Pius IV
Saint dayApril 30
WebsiteOfficial website

Bosco Marengo borders the following municipalities: Alessandria, Basaluzzo, Casal Cermelli, Fresonara, Frugarolo, Novi Ligure, Pozzolo Formigaro, Predosa, and Tortona.

Nuclear enrichment plantEdit

There was a nuclear enrichment plant in Bosco Marengo, which started operating in 1973. In December 2008 it was decided that it should be decommissioned.[4]

PeopleEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Italian National Institute of Statistics. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Italian National Institute of Statistics. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  3. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
  4. ^ "World Nuclear Association - World Nuclear News".