Pontestura

Pontestura (in Piedmontese Pont da Stura) is a commune with a population of 1,539 in the Province of Alessandria in the Italian region Piedmont. It is located on the right bank of the Po River about 50 kilometres (31 mi) east of Turin and about 10 kilometres (6 mi) west of Casale Monferrato and borders the following municipalities: Camino, Casale Monferrato, Cereseto, Coniolo, Morano sul Po, Ozzano Monferrato, Serralunga di Crea, and Solonghello.

Pontestura
Comune di Pontestura
Coat of arms of Pontestura
Coat of arms
Location of Pontestura
Pontestura is located in Italy
Pontestura
Pontestura
Location of Pontestura in Italy
Pontestura is located in Piedmont
Pontestura
Pontestura
Pontestura (Piedmont)
Coordinates: 45°8′36″N 8°20′3″E / 45.14333°N 8.33417°E / 45.14333; 8.33417
CountryItaly
RegionPiedmont
ProvinceProvince of Alessandria (AL)
FrazioniQuarti, Castagnone, Rocchetta
Government
 • MayorFranco Berra
Area
 • Total18.87 km2 (7.29 sq mi)
Elevation
140 m (460 ft)
Population
 (31 December 2010)[3]
 • Total1,485
 • Density79/km2 (200/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Pontesturesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
15027
Dialing code0142
Patron saintSaint Agatha
Saint day5 February

John IV, Marquis of Montferrat from 1445 to 1464, was born in the castle of Pontestura in 1413.

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. ^ Population statistics from Italian statistical institute Istat.