Bosio is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Alessandria in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 100 kilometres (62 mi) southeast of Turin and about 35 kilometres (22 mi) southeast of Alessandria.

Bosio
Comune di Bosio
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Coat of arms of Bosio
Coat of arms
Location of Bosio
Bosio is located in Italy
Bosio
Bosio
Location of Bosio in Italy
Bosio is located in Piedmont
Bosio
Bosio
Bosio (Piedmont)
Coordinates: 44°38′N 8°47′E / 44.633°N 8.783°E / 44.633; 8.783
CountryItaly
RegionPiedmont
ProvinceAlessandria (AL)
FrazioniCapanne di Marcarolo, Costa San Stefano, Maietto, Mogreto, Serra, Spessa, Val Pagani
Government
 • MayorStefano Persano
Area
 • Total66.9 km2 (25.8 sq mi)
Elevation
358 m (1,175 ft)
Population
 (31 December 2017[2])[3]
 • Total1,196
 • Density18/km2 (46/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Bosiesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
15060
Dialing code0143

Bosio borders the following municipalities: Campo Ligure, Campomorone, Casaleggio Boiro, Ceranesi, Gavi, Genoa, Lerma, Masone, Mele, Mornese, Parodi Ligure, Rossiglione, Tagliolo Monferrato, and Voltaggio.

GeographyEdit

The nearest point to the Ligurian Sea in Piedmont lies in the communal territory of Bosio, on Monte Biscia Mora, where the sea is just 8 km away; however, there is not a road directly connecting these locations.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
  3. ^ "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.