Busca, Piedmont

Busca is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Cuneo in the Italian region of Piedmont. It is located about 60 kilometres (37 mi) southwest of Turin and about 15 kilometres (9 mi) northwest of Cuneo.

Busca
Comune di Busca
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Location of Busca
Busca is located in Italy
Busca
Busca
Location of Busca in Italy
Busca is located in Piedmont
Busca
Busca
Busca (Piedmont)
Coordinates: 44°31′N 7°28′E / 44.517°N 7.467°E / 44.517; 7.467Coordinates: 44°31′N 7°28′E / 44.517°N 7.467°E / 44.517; 7.467
CountryItaly
RegionPiedmont
ProvinceCuneo (CN)
FrazioniAttissano, Bosco, Castelletto, Morra San Giovanni, Sant'Alessio, San Barnaba, San Chiaffredo, San Martino, San Mauro, San Quintino, San Rocco, Santo Stefano, San Vitale, Valmala
Government
 • MayorMarco Gallo
Area
 • Total65.8 km2 (25.4 sq mi)
Elevation
500 m (1,600 ft)
Population
 (30 April 2017)[3]
 • Total10,116
 • Density150/km2 (400/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Buschesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
12022
Dialing code0171
WebsiteOfficial website

Busca borders the following municipalities: Brossasco, Caraglio, Costigliole Saluzzo, Cuneo, Dronero, Melle, Saluzzo, Roccabruna, Rossana, Tarantasca, Venasca, Villafalletto and Villar San Costanzo.

HistoryEdit

The municipality of Busca at the beginning of 2019 absorbed the neighbouring comune of Valmala, thus enforcing the results of a referendum held in the summer of 2018.[4]

Twin citiesEdit

Twin cities of Busca include the following:

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  3. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
  4. ^ Busca e Valmala dicono sì alla fusione dei due Comuni; La Stampa, 25 June 2018, see www.lastampa.it

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