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Bra, Piedmont

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Country  Italy
Province / Metropolitan city  Province of Cuneo (CN)
Demonym(s)  Braidesi
Postal code  12042
Region  Piedmont
Elevation  285 m (935 ft)
Province  Province of Cuneo
Local time  Friday 7:10 PM
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Frazioni  Bandito, Boschetto, Borgo Nuovo, Cà del Bosco, Castelletto, Chiossa, Crociera Burdina, Falchetto, Grione, Matrotti, Piumati, Pollenzo, Quinto Bianco, Riva, Rivo, Ronchi, Sabecco Superiore, San Matteo, San maurizio, Sant'Agnese, Scatoleri, San Michele, Tetti Bona, Tetti Milanesi, Tetti Rasa
Weather  7°C, Wind N at 8 km/h, 94% Humidity
University  University of Gastronomic Sciences

Bra ([bra]; Br'a in Piemontese) is a town and comune in the province of Cuneo in the northwest Italian region of Piedmont. It is situated 50 kilometres (31 miles) south of Turin and 50 km (31 mi) northeast of Cuneo in the area known as Roero.


Map of 12042 Bra, Province of Cuneo, Italy

Bra is the birthplace of the feminist philosopher Adriana Cavarero, politician Emma Bonino, and of the activist Carlo Petrini, founder of the Slow Food movement and of the world’s first University of Gastronomic Sciences, whose main campus is located within Bra’s municipal boundaries at Pollenzo. Bra is also home to "Cheese," a biennial international festival organised by Slow Food which features the makers of artisanal cheeses from across the world. In 1997 the event attracted some 150,000 visitors.

Celebrity visits

Jeremy Clarkson and Richard Hammond stayed the night in Bra whilst filming Top Gear - The Perfect Road Trip.

Twin towns

  • Spreitenbach, Switzerland
  • Weil der Stadt, Germany
  • San Sosti, Italy
  • Corral de Bustos, Argentina
  • References

    Bra, Piedmont Wikipedia