San Damiano d'Asti

San Damiano d'Asti is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Asti in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 40 kilometres (25 mi) southeast of Turin and about 13 kilometres (8 mi) southwest of Asti.

San Damiano d'Asti
Comune di San Damiano d'Asti
S.Damiano Palazzo comunale.JPG
Coat of arms of San Damiano d'Asti
Coat of arms
Location of San Damiano d'Asti
San Damiano d'Asti is located in Italy
San Damiano d'Asti
San Damiano d'Asti
Location of San Damiano d'Asti in Italy
San Damiano d'Asti is located in Piedmont
San Damiano d'Asti
San Damiano d'Asti
San Damiano d'Asti (Piedmont)
Coordinates: 44°50′N 8°4′E / 44.833°N 8.067°E / 44.833; 8.067
CountryItaly
RegionPiedmont
ProvinceAsti (AT)
FrazioniLavezzole, San Luigi, San Grato, San Giulio, San Pietro, Gorzano, Verneglio, Valmolina, Vascagliana, Torrazzo, Serra dei Costa, Ripalda
Government
 • MayorMauro Caliendo
Area
 • Total48.0 km2 (18.5 sq mi)
Elevation
179 m (587 ft)
Population
 (31 December 2010[2])[3]
 • Total8,401
 • Density180/km2 (450/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Sandamianesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
14015
Dialing code0141
Patron saintSaints Cosmas and Damian
Websitewww.comune.sandamiano.at.it/en

HistoryEdit

The area of the municipality was once occupied in the Middle Ages by the commune of Axtizio and its suburbs of Gorzano, Lavezzole and Marcelengo. In 1275, after losing the war against Asti, Astixio was destroyed. The Astigiani built in its place a new town, called San Damiano d'Asti.

ClimateEdit

Climate data for San Damiano d'Asti
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 3
(37)
5
(41)
10
(50)
14
(57)
19
(66)
23
(73)
25
(77)
24
(75)
21
(69)
15
(59)
8
(46)
4
(39)
14
(57)
Average low °C (°F) 0
(32)
1
(33)
4
(39)
7
(44)
11
(51)
15
(59)
17
(62)
17
(62)
14
(57)
9
(48)
4
(39)
0
(32)
8
(46)
Average precipitation cm (inches) 2.4
(1)
4
(1.6)
5.3
(2.1)
5.9
(2.3)
6.4
(2.5)
3.7
(1.5)
2.2
(0.9)
4.2
(1.7)
3.6
(1.4)
6.2
(2.4)
5.5
(2.2)
3.3
(1.3)
52.7
(20.7)
Source: Weatherbase[4]

Twin townsEdit

San Damiano is twinned with:

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.
  4. ^ "Weatherbase: Historical Weather for San Damiano d'Asti, Italy". Weatherbase. 2008. Retrieved 2008-11-02.

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