Piedmont

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Piedmont
Piemonte
Region of Italy

Coat of arms
Coordinates: 44°57′35″N 7°55′10″E / 44.9597°N 7.9194°E / 44.9597; 7.9194Coordinates: 44°57′35″N 7°55′10″E / 44.9597°N 7.9194°E / 44.9597; 7.9194
Country Italy
Capital Turin
Government
 • President Mercedes Bresso (Democratic Party)
Area
 • Total 25,399 km2 (9,807 sq mi)
Population (2007-12-31)
 • Total 4,410,218
 • Density 173.637/km2 (449.719/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
GDP/ Nominal € 118.7 billion (2006)
NUTS Region ITC

Piedmont is a region in the northern part of Italy. The capital is Turin. Piedmont has 8 provinces within it.

In the north of Piedmont there is the country of Switzerland and the Italian region of Valle d'Aosta, in the east there are the regions of Lombardy and Emilia-Romagna, in the west there is France and in the south Liguria.

Provinces[change | edit source]

Piedmont is divided into 8 provinces:

  1. Alessandria
  2. Asti
  3. Biella
  4. Cuneo
  5. Novara
  6. Turin (Torino)
  7. Verbano-Cusio-Ossola
  8. Vercelli

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