La Morra

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La Morra
Comune
Comune di La Morra
La morra.jpg
La Morra is located in Italy
La Morra
Location of La Morra in Italy
Coordinates: 44°38′N 7°56′E / 44.633°N 7.933°E / 44.633; 7.933Coordinates: 44°38′N 7°56′E / 44.633°N 7.933°E / 44.633; 7.933
CountryItaly
RegionPiedmont
ProvinceProvince of Cuneo (CN)
FrazioniAnnunziata, Santa Maria, Rivalta, Berri
Area
 • Total24.3 km2 (9.4 sq mi)
Elevation513 m (1,683 ft)
Population (Dec. 2004)
 • Total2,668
 • Density110/km2 (280/sq mi)
DemonymLamorresi
Time zoneCET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST)CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code12064
Dialing code0173
WebsiteOfficial website
 
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La Morra
Comune
Comune di La Morra
La morra.jpg
La Morra is located in Italy
La Morra
Location of La Morra in Italy
Coordinates: 44°38′N 7°56′E / 44.633°N 7.933°E / 44.633; 7.933Coordinates: 44°38′N 7°56′E / 44.633°N 7.933°E / 44.633; 7.933
CountryItaly
RegionPiedmont
ProvinceProvince of Cuneo (CN)
FrazioniAnnunziata, Santa Maria, Rivalta, Berri
Area
 • Total24.3 km2 (9.4 sq mi)
Elevation513 m (1,683 ft)
Population (Dec. 2004)
 • Total2,668
 • Density110/km2 (280/sq mi)
DemonymLamorresi
Time zoneCET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST)CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code12064
Dialing code0173
WebsiteOfficial website

La Morra is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Cuneo in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 50 km southeast of Turin and about 40 km northeast of Cuneo. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 2,668 and an area of 24.3 km².[1]

The municipality of La Morra contains the frazioni (subdivisions, mainly villages and hamlets) Annunziata, Santa Maria, Rivalta, and Berri.

La Morra borders the following municipalities: Alba, Barolo, Bra, Castiglione Falletto, Cherasco, Narzole, Roddi, and Verduno.

History[edit]

Long a major wine growing region, it was illegal in La Morra to cut down a Nebbiolo vine. The penalties for this offense range from a fine, to having a hand amputated to hanging.[2]

Demographic evolution[edit]

Torre Campanaria belltower
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References[edit]

  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
  2. ^ O. Clarke Encyclopedia of Grapes pg 157 Harcourt Books 2001 ISBN 0-15-100714-4

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References[edit]

  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
  2. ^ O. Clarke Encyclopedia of Grapes pg 157 Harcourt Books 2001 ISBN 0-15-100714-4