Place:Cuneo, Piemonte, Italy

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NameCuneo
Alt namesProvince of Cuneo
Cuneosource: Wikipedia
Cuneo provincesource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeProvince
Coordinates44.517°N 7.567°E
Located inPiemonte, Italy
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Cuneo (Italian) or Coni (Piedmontese) is a province in the southwest of the Piedmont region of Italy. To the west it borders on the French region of Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur (departments of Alpes-Maritimes, Alpes-de-Haute-Provence and Hautes-Alpes). To the north it borders on the province of Turin. To the east it borders on the province of Asti. To the south it borders on the Ligurian provinces of Savona and Imperia. It is also known as the Provincia Granda, the big province, because it is the third largest province in Italy (following the provinces of South Tyrol and Foggia). This has created problems in the past with Alba's inhabitants, frustrated from the long trip to Cuneo every time they need to have business with the provincial government. The issue of dividing the province into two has been brought up several times. Briga Marittima and Tenda were part of this province before cession to France in 1947.


Its capital is the city of Cuneo. Of the 250 communes in the province, the largest by population are:

Commune Population
Cuneo 54,853
Alba 30,181
Bra 28,890
Fossano 24,224
Mondovì 22,092
Savigliano 20,510
Saluzzo 16,244
Borgo San Dalmazzo 11,761
Racconigi 9,838
Busca 9,687
Boves 9,536
Cherasco 7,633
Barge 7,584
Dronero 7,127

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