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RACCONIGI

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Originally appearing in Volume V22, Page 774 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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RACCONIGI, a town of Piedmont, Italy, in the province of Cuneo, 24 M. S. of Turin, and 31 M. N. of Cuneo by rail, 837 ft. above sea-level. Pop. (19o1) 7364 (town); 9077 (commune). It has a royal chateau built in 1S7o, with a large park laid out in 1755 by the French gardener Molard from designs by Le Notre, and enlarged in 1835. Since 1901 it has been the summer residence of the king of Italy.
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