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Città di Ormea
Ormea is located in Italy
Location of Ormea in Italy
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Province Province of Cuneo (CN)
Frazioni Viozene, Chionea, Ponte di Nava, Bossieta, Prale, Barchi, Eca, Albra, Villaro, Valdarmella, Chioraira, Quarzina
 • Total 124.5 km2 (48.1 sq mi)
Elevation 740 m (2,430 ft)
Population (Dec. 2004)
 • Total 1,904
 • Density 15/km2 (40/sq mi)
Demonym Ormeaschi o Ormeesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 12078
Dialing code 0174
Website Official website

Ormea is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Cuneo in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 100 kilometres (62 mi) south of Turin and about 40 kilometres (25 mi) southeast of Cuneo. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 1,904 and an area of 124.5 square kilometres (48.1 sq mi).[1]

The municipality of Ormea contains the frazioni (subdivisions, mainly villages and hamlets) Viozene, Chionea, Ponte di Nava, Bossieta, Prale, Barchi, Eca, Albra, Villaro, Valdarmella, Chioraira, and Quarzina.

Ormea borders the following municipalities: Alto, Armo, Briga Alta, Caprauna, Cosio di Arroscia, Frabosa Soprana, Garessio, Magliano Alpi, Nasino, Pornassio, Roburent, and Roccaforte Mondovì.

Demographic evolution


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

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