Province of Asti

The Province of Asti (Italian: Provincia di Asti) is a province in the Piedmont region of northern Italy. Its capital is the city of Asti. To the northwest it borders on the Metropolitan City of Turin; to the southwest it borders on the province of Cuneo. To the east it borders on the province of Alessandria, while in the south it shares a very short border with the Ligurian province of Savona. It has an area of 1,504.5 square kilometres (580.9 sq mi), and, As of 2017, a total population of 215,871.

Province of Asti
The provincial seat.
Map highlighting the location of the province of Asti in Italy
Country Italy
  PresidentMarco Gabusi
  Total1,504.5 km2 (580.9 sq mi)
 (31 August 2017)
  Density140/km2 (370/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
14010-14026, 14030, 14032-14037, 14039-14055, 14057-14059, 14100
Telephone prefix011, 0141, 0144
Vehicle registrationAT


The Province of Asti was re-established on 1 April 1935 by Royal Decree No. 297 of King Victor Emmanuel III. It was detached from the existing Province of Alessandria into which it had been absorbed upon the creation of that province in 1859.

The Province of Asti is among the institutions awarded the Gold Medal for Military Valor (Medaglia d'Oro al Valor Militare) for its contribution to the partisan struggle during the last two years of the Second World War.


There are 118 municipalities (comuni, singular: comune) in the province.[1] the largest by population[2] are:

Nizza Monferrato10,369
San Damiano d'Asti8,342
Costigliole d'Asti5,865
Villanova d'Asti5,667
Castagnole delle Lanze3,772
Castelnuovo Don Bosco3,235
Villafranca d'Asti3,064

See also


  • Official website
  • MonferratoArte A historical and bibliographical directory of artists active in the extra-urban Churches of the Diocese of Casale Monferrato, which includes twenty parishes within the Province of Asti. (in Italian)

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