Comune di Cherasco

Location of Cherasco in Italy

Coordinates: 44°39′N 7°52′E / 44.650°N 7.867°E / 44.650; 7.867Coordinates: 44°39′N 7°52′E / 44.650°N 7.867°E / 44.650; 7.867
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Province / Metropolitan city Province of Cuneo (CN)
Frazioni Roreto, Bricco de' Faule, Veglia, Cappellazzo, San Bartolomeo, San Giovanni, Sant'Antonino
  Total 81.2 km2 (31.4 sq mi)
Elevation 288 m (945 ft)
Population (Dec. 2004)
  Total 7,624
  Density 94/km2 (240/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Cheraschesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 12062
Dialing code 0172
Website Official website

Cherasco 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 40 kilometres (25 mi) northeast of Cuneo. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 7,624 and an area of 81.2 square kilometres (31.4 sq mi).[1]

The municipality of Cherasco contains the frazioni (subdivisions, mainly villages and hamlets) Roreto, Bricco de' Faule, Veglia, Cappellazzo, San Bartolomeo, San Giovanni, and Sant'Antonino.

Cherasco borders the following municipalities: Bra, Cavallermaggiore, Cervere, La Morra, Marene, Narzole, and Salmour.

The Cherasco Synagogue in the old Jewish ghetto has a notable Baroque Torah ark and bimah.

Demographic evolution

Twin towns — Sister cities

Cherasco is twinned with:


  1. All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
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