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Montechiaro d'Asti (Piedmontese: Monciàir) is a town and comune (municipality) in the Province of Asti in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 35 kilometres (22 mi) east of Turin and about 13 kilometres (8 mi) northwest of Asti.

Montechiaro d'Asti
Comune di Montechiaro d'Asti
View of Montechiaro d'Asti
View of Montechiaro d'Asti
Coat of arms of Montechiaro d'Asti
Coat of arms
Location of Montechiaro d'Asti
Montechiaro d'Asti is located in Italy
Montechiaro d'Asti
Montechiaro d'Asti
Location of Montechiaro d'Asti in Italy
Montechiaro d'Asti is located in Piedmont
Montechiaro d'Asti
Montechiaro d'Asti
Montechiaro d'Asti (Piedmont)
Coordinates: 45°0′N 8°7′E / 45.000°N 8.117°E / 45.000; 8.117
CountryItaly
RegionPiedmont
ProvinceAsti (AT)
FrazioniNocciola, Regione Reale
Government
 • MayorPaolo Luzi
Area
 • Total10.14 km2 (3.92 sq mi)
Elevation
292 m (958 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total1,290
 • Density130/km2 (330/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Montechiaresi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
14025
Dialing code0141
Patron saintSt. Bernard of Clairvaux
Saint dayAugust 20
WebsiteOfficial website

Montechiaro d'Asti borders the following municipalities: Camerano Casasco, Chiusano d'Asti, Cortanze, Cossombrato, Cunico, Montiglio Monferrato, Soglio, and Villa San Secondo.

Montechiaro is home to a notable example of Romanesque architecture in the Lower Montferrat, the church of St. Nazarius and Celsus (11th and 12th centuries).

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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.

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