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Grinzane Cavour

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Country  Italy
Elevation  195 m (640 ft)
Time zone  CET (UTC+1)
Local time  Friday 4:39 PM
Postal code  12060
Dialling code  0173
Province / Metropolitan city  Cuneo (CN)
Demonym(s)  Grinzanesi or Gallesi
Area  3.7 km²
Province  Province of Cuneo
Region  Piedmont
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Frazioni  Barzone, Gallo, Giacco, Grinzane
Weather  21°C, Wind NE at 13 km/h, 23% Humidity

Grinzane Cavour is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Cuneo in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 50 kilometres (31 mi) southeast of Turin and about 45 kilometres (28 mi) northeast of Cuneo.

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Map of 12060 Grinzane Cavour Province of Cuneo, Italy

Grinzane Cavour borders the municipalities of Alba and Diano d'Alba.

Originally simply known as Grinzane, it switched to the current name in homage to Camillo Benso, Count Cavour, who was mayor of the city for 17 years.

The main attraction is the massive medieval castle. Until 2009, Grinzane Cavour was also the seat of the eponymous literary award.

Twin towns

  • Canosa di Puglia, Italy
  • References

    Grinzane Cavour Wikipedia


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