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Region of Italy
Coat of arms of Piedmont
Coat of arms
Piedmont in Italy.svg
Country Italy
Capital Turin
 • President Sergio Chiamparino (PD)
 • Total 25,402 km2 (9,808 sq mi)
Population (31-10-2017)
 • Total 4 377 941
Demonym(s) English: Piedmontese
Italian: Piemontese, pl. Piemontesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
GDP/ Nominal €134.0[1] billion (2016)
GDP per capita €30,800[2] (2008)
NUTS Region ITC1
Website www.regione.piemonte.it

Piedmont is a region in the northern part of Italy. The name means "foot of mountain" (Alps). 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.

Piedmont was part of the Duchy of Savoy until 1860 when the Duke of Savoy became King of Italy.

Provinces[change | change 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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