Il Monferrato is dedicated and official website for an area of ​​Piedmont between the hills of Turin and the Po to the north, and the Ligurian Apennines to the south, although in certain periods of history it has touched the Valle d ‘Aosta and reached the sea. This territory, not well defined, has an approximate surface of 3500 square kilometers and has almost half a million inhabitants.
It includes the province of Asti, a good part of the province of Alessandria, some municipalities of the Turin hills and the Cuneo area. Historically belonged to the Monferrato also many towns of the province of Savona located on the Apennine watershed that slopes towards the Po Valley and some countries of the ‘beyond Po now in the province of Vercelli or Turin as well as most of those municipalities that form the current Canavese