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Region of Italy
Coat of arms of Piedmont
Coat of arms
Italy Regions Piedmont Map.png
Country Italy
Capital Turin
 • President Mercedes Bresso (Democratic Party)
 • Total 25,399 km2 (9,807 sq mi)
Population (2007-12-31)
 • Total 4,410,218
 • Density 170/km2 (450/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
GDP/ Nominal €118.7 billion (2006)
Website www.regione.piemonte.it

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.

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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