Alessandria

Alessandria (Italian pronunciation: [alesˈsandrja] (listen); Piedmontese: Lissandria [liˈsɑŋdrja]) is a city and comune in Piedmont, Italy, and the capital of the Province of Alessandria. The city is sited on the alluvial plain between the Tanaro and the Bormida rivers, about 90 kilometres (56 miles) east of Turin.

Alessandria
Lissandria  (Piedmontese)
Comune di Alessandria
Alessandria Cathedral on the Piazza del Duomo
Location of Alessandria
Alessandria
Location of Alessandria in Piedmont
Alessandria
Alessandria (Piedmont)
Coordinates: 44°55′N 08°37′E
CountryItaly
RegionPiedmont
ProvinceAlessandria (AL)
FrazioniSpinetta Marengo, Cantalupo, Casalbagliano, Cascina Morione, Cascinagrossa, Castelceriolo, Cornaglie, Cristo, Filippona, Gerlotti, Litta Parodi, Lobbi, Mandrogne, Molinetto, Orti, Pagella, Porrona, Profumati, San Giuliano, San Giuliano Nuovo, San Giuliano Vecchio, San Michele, Settimio, Valle San Bartolomeo, Valmadonna, Villa Del Foro
Government
  MayorGianfranco Cuttica di Revigliasco (Lega Nord)
Area
  Total204 km2 (79 sq mi)
Elevation
95 m (312 ft)
Population
 (1-1-2017)[2]
  Total93,839
  Density460/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
DemonymsAlessandrini, nickname: Mandrogni
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
15121–15122
Dialing code0131
Patron saintSan Baudolino
Saint dayNovember 10
WebsiteOfficial website

Alessandria is also a major railway hub.