Comune di Pontecurone

Coat of arms

Location of Pontecurone in Italy

Coordinates: 44°57′N 8°55′E / 44.950°N 8.917°E / 44.950; 8.917Coordinates: 44°57′N 8°55′E / 44.950°N 8.917°E / 44.950; 8.917
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Province / Metropolitan city Alessandria (AL)
  Mayor Ernesto Nobile
  Total 29.81 km2 (11.51 sq mi)
Elevation 104 m (341 ft)
Population (2005)[1]
  Total 3,848
  Density 130/km2 (330/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Pontecuronesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 15055
Dialing code 0131
Website Official website

Pontecurone (Piedmontese: Poncròu) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Alessandria in the Italian region Piedmont, located on the left bank of the Curone, about 100 kilometres (62 mi) east of Turin and about 25 kilometres (16 mi) east of Alessandria.

Pontecurone borders the following municipalities: Casalnoceto, Casei Gerola, Castelnuovo Scrivia, Rivanazzano Terme, Tortona, Viguzzolo, and Voghera.

In 1635 it was the site of a battle in which Odoardo Farnese, duke of Parma and Piacenza and allied to the French, defeated the Spanish troops under Caspar Azevedo.

Notable people


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

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