Busca

Busca (Occitan: Buscha) 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 15 kilometres (9 mi) northwest of Cuneo.

Busca
Comune di Busca
Location of Busca
Busca
Location of Busca in Italy
Busca
Busca (Piedmont)
Coordinates: 44°31′N 7°28′E
CountryItaly
RegionPiedmont
ProvinceCuneo (CN)
FrazioniAttissano, Bosco, Castelletto, Morra San Giovanni, Sant'Alessio, San Barnaba, San Chiaffredo, San Martino, San Mauro, San Quintino, San Rocco, Santo Stefano, San Vitale
Government
  MayorMarco Gallo
Area
  Total65.8 km2 (25.4 sq mi)
Elevation
500 m (1,600 ft)
Population
 (30 April 2017)[2]
  Total10,116
  Density150/km2 (400/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Buschesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
12022
Dialing code0171
WebsiteOfficial website

Busca borders the following municipalities: Caraglio, Costigliole Saluzzo, Cuneo, Dronero, Saluzzo, Rossana, Tarantasca, Valmala, Villafalletto and Villar San Costanzo.

Twin towns

Busca is twinned with:

  • San Marcos Sud, Argentina
  • Cruz Alta, Argentina

References

  1. "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.


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