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Comune di Ovada
Coat of arms of Ovada
Coat of arms
Ovada is located in Italy
Location of Ovada in Italy
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Province Alessandria (AL)
Frazioni Costa, Gnocchetto, Grillano, San Lorenzo
 • Mayor Andrea Luigi Oddone
 • Total 35.3 km2 (13.6 sq mi)
Elevation 186 m (610 ft)
Population (30 June 2008[1])
 • Total 11,941
 • Density 340/km2 (880/sq mi)
Demonym Ovadesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 15076
Dialing code 0143
Patron saint San Paolo della Croce
Saint day October
Website Official website

Ovada ( and GuàOvà in Piedmontese) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Alessandria in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 90 kilometres (56 mi) southeast of Turin and about 30 kilometres (19 mi) south of Alessandria.

Ovada borders the following municipalities: Belforte Monferrato, Cremolino, Molare, Rocca Grimalda, Rossiglione, Silvano d'Orba, Tagliolo Monferrato, and Trisobbio.



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

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