Perinaldo (Ligurian: Preinoud[3]) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Imperia in the Italian region Liguria, located about 120 kilometres (75 mi) southwest of Genoa and about 30 kilometres (19 mi) west of Imperia.

Perinaldo
Preinoud
Comune di Perinaldo
The village of Perinaldo in Autumn.
The village of Perinaldo in Autumn.
Coat of arms of Perinaldo
Location of Perinaldo
Perinaldo is located in Italy
Perinaldo
Perinaldo
Location of Perinaldo in Italy
Perinaldo is located in Liguria
Perinaldo
Perinaldo
Perinaldo (Liguria)
Coordinates: 43°51′N 7°40′E / 43.850°N 7.667°E / 43.850; 7.667Coordinates: 43°51′N 7°40′E / 43.850°N 7.667°E / 43.850; 7.667
CountryItaly
RegionLiguria
ProvinceImperia (IM)
FrazioniNegi, Suseneo
Government
 • MayorPatrizia Guglielmi
Area
 • Total21.0 km2 (8.1 sq mi)
Elevation
572 m (1,877 ft)
Population
 (31 December 2007)[2]
 • Total918
 • Density44/km2 (110/sq mi)
DemonymPerinaldesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
18032
Dialing code0184
WebsiteOfficial website

It is the birthplace of the 17th-century Italian naturalised French astronomer Giovanni Domenico Cassini.

Main sightsEdit

  • Parish church of San Nicola da Bari, built in 1489. It houses a 15th-century wooden crucifix.
  • Church of Sant'Antonio abate (1590–1600)
  • Sanctuary of the Visitation (17th century)
  • Astronomical observatory

Twin townsEdit

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. ^ Frisoni, Gaetano [in Italian] (1910–2002). Dizionario Genovese-Italiano e Italiano-Genovese (in Italian). Genova: Nuova Editrice Genovese.

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