Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.


Casale, a fortified town of Italy, on the river Po, in the province of Alexandria, and 37 miles E. of Turin. It was the capital of the duchy of Monteferrato, and is the seat of a bishopric, having a fifteenth-century cathedral, an old castle, and several public buildings. The river is crossed by an iron bridge. Its chief industry is the manufacture of silk-twist. There are many Roman remains in the neighbourhood.