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Chivasso
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State Italy
Region Piedmont
Province Turin
Area 51 km²
Altitude 183 m
Location 45°11′N 7°53′E
Population 23,675 (31 Dec. 2004)
Population density 457 /km²
Habitants's name chivassesi
Cap 10034
Tel Prefix 0039 011
Near Commons Mazzè, Caluso, San Benigno, Canavese, Montanaro, Rondissone, Verolengo, Volpiano, Brandizzo,San Sebastiano da Po, Castagneto Po, San Raffaele Cimena
Patron Saint Beato Angelo Carletti
Mayor
Official Site http://www.comune.chivasso.to.it/
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Chivasso is a common of 23.830 inhabitants of province Turin. Probably it has a roman origin (Clevaxium). A state is an organized political community occupying a definite territory, having an organized government, and possessing internal and external sovereignty. ... The Regions of Italy were granted a degree of regional autonomy in the 1948 constitution, which states that the constitutions role is: to recognize, protect and promote local autonomy, to ensure that services at the State level are as decentralized as possible, and to adapt the principles and laws... Piedmont (Italian: Piemonte) is a region of northwestern Italy. ... In Italy, the province (in Italian: provincia) is an administrative division of an intermediate level, between municipality (comune) and region (Regione). ... Turin (It. ... -1... hi mom ... Turin (It. ...


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Chivasso, Province of Torino, Piedmont - Italy (577 words)
Chivasso is situated a little distance from the Po river, which divides the urban center from its hills.
In 1435 Chivasso passed under the rule of the Savoy House, and was at the time a flourishing market and crafts center, with renowned schools of wood-carvers, painters as Giovan Martino Spanzotti and Defendente Ferrari, as well as one of the earliest printing press in Italy.
In the mid-19th century after the introduction of the railway system Chivasso became an important railway junction point, and its commercial growth was accompanied by important architectural works, such as the Canale Cavour, and in 1870 a majestic bridge over the Po river was inaugurated.
Chivasso - LoveToKnow 1911 (128 words)
CHIVASSO, a town and episcopal see of Piedmont, Italy, in the province of Turin, 18 m.
One tower only of the old castle of the marquesses of Monferrato, who possessed the town from 1164 to 1435, remains.
Chivasso is on the main line from Turin to Milan, and is the junction of branches for Aosta and Casale Monferrato.
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