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Comune di Crissolo
Coat of arms of Crissolo
Coat of arms
Crissolo is located in Italy
Location of Crissolo in Italy
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Province Cuneo (CN)
 • Mayor Pietro Reverdito
 • Total 48.8 km2 (18.8 sq mi)
Highest elevation 3,841 m (12,602 ft)
Lowest elevation 1,100 m (3,600 ft)
Population (31 May 2007)[1]
 • Total 195
 • Density 4.0/km2 (10/sq mi)
Demonym Crissolesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 12030
Dialing code 0175

Crissolo is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Cuneo in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 60 kilometres (37 mi) southwest of Turin and about 45 kilometres (28 mi) northwest of Cuneo, on the border with France. The source of the Po River is located nearby, at 2,020 metres (6,630 ft).

Crissolo borders the following municipalities: Bagnolo Piemonte, Bobbio Pellice, Oncino, Ostana, Pontechianale, Ristolas (France), and Villar Pellice.

A sanctuary dedicated to St. Chiaffredo is located at Crissolo.

Demographic evolution

Crissolo panorama


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

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