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Encyclopedia > Province of Turin
Province of Turin
Nation Italy
Region Piedmont
Capital Turin
Area 6,821 km²
Population (2004) 2,121,233
Density 311
Comuni 315
Vehicle Registration TO
Postal Code 10010-10020, 10022-10026, 10028-10032, 10034-10038, 10040-10046, 10048, 10050-10078, 10080-10088, 10090-10095, 10098-10100
Telephone Prefix 011, 0121, 0122, 0123, 0124, 0125, 0161
ISTAT 001
President Antonino Saitta
Map highlighting the location of the province of Turin in Italy
Eastern part of the province, satellite map
Eastern part of the province, satellite map

The Province of Turin (It. Provincia di Torino) is a province in the Piedmont region of Italy. Its capital is the city of Turin. Image File history File links Provincia_di_Torino-Stemma. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Italy. ... For other uses, see Piedmont (disambiguation). ... “Torino” redirects here. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... In physics, density is mass m per unit volume V. For the common case of a homogeneous substance, it is expressed as: where, in SI units: ρ (rho) is the density of the substance, measured in kg·m-3 m is the mass of the substance, measured in kg V is... In Italy, the comune, (plural comuni) is the basic administrative unit of both provinces and regions, and may be properly approximated in casual speech by the English word township or municipality. ... Present Italian car number plates have black characters on a rectangular white background, with small blue side-fields on the right and left (see European vehicle registration plates). ... Istituto Nazionale di Statistica (ISTAT) is the Italian national statistical institute, roughly corresponding to the United States Census Bureau. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 800 × 527 pixelsFull resolution (992 × 653 pixel, file size: 1. ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 800 × 527 pixelsFull resolution (992 × 653 pixel, file size: 1. ... In Italy, a province (in Italian: provincia) is an administrative division of intermediate level between municipality (comune) and region (regione). ... For other uses, see Piedmont (disambiguation). ... “Torino” redirects here. ...


It has an area of 6,830 km², and a total population of 2,121,233 (2004). There are 315 comuni in the province ([1]) – the most of any province in Italy. As of June 30, 2005, the largest comuni by population are: In Italy, the comune, (plural comuni) is the basic administrative unit of both provinces and regions, and may be properly approximated in casual speech by the English word township or municipality. ... June 30 is the 181st day of the year (182nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...

Comune Population
Turin 902,255
Moncalieri 55,992
Rivoli 50,499
Collegno 49,743
Nichelino 48,480
Settimo Torinese 47,601
Grugliasco 38,241
Venaria 35,250
Chieri 34,635
Pinerolo 34,456
Carmagnola 25,866
Ivrea 24,097
Chivasso 23,735
Orbassano 21,648
Cirié 18,622
San Mauro Torinese 18,505
Beinasco 18,411
Rivalta di Torino 18,349
Piossasco 17,179
Alpignano 16,934
Caselle Torinese 16,920
Giaveno 15,311
Roadmap of the province of Turin.

“Torino” redirects here. ... Moncalieri is a town of approximately 56,000 inhabitants (2001) about nine kilometers south of Turin, Italy. ... This article is about the town near Turin, Italy. ... Country Italy Region Piedmont Province Province of Turin (TO) Mayor  ? Elevation m Area 18. ... Country Italy Region Piedmont Province Province of Turin (TO) Mayor  ? Elevation 229 m Area 20. ... Settimo Torinese is a commune in the province of Brescia, in Lombardy. ... Grugliasco is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Turin in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 9 km west of Turin. ... Country Italy Region Piedmont Province Province of Turin (TO) Mayor Elevation 262 m Area 20. ... Chieri is a town in the Province of Turin, Piedmont (Italy), located about 13 miles SE by rail and 8 miles by road from the town of Turin. ... Pinerolo is a town in Italy, 40 km southwest of Turin on the River Chisone. ... Francesco Bussone da Carmagnola (1390 - May 5, 1432), Italian soldier of fortune, was born at Carmagnola near Turin, and began his military career when twelve years old under Facino Cane, a condottiere then in the service of Gian Galeazzo Visconti, duke of Milan. ... Ivrea is a small town, with a population of slightly over 20,000 people, located in the Piemonte region of northwestern Italy. ... Chivasso is a common of 23. ... Orbassano is a commune in the province Torino, Piedmont, Italy, about 20km from the city of Turin. ... Country Italy Region Piedmont Province Province of Turin (TO) Mayor  ? Elevation 344 m Area 17. ... San Mauro Torinese is an Italian comune with 18,367 inhabitants (2004) in the Province of Turin in the Piedmont region. ... Country Italy Region Piedmont Province Province of Turin (TO) Mayor  ? Elevation 260 m Area 6. ... Country Italy Region Piedmont Province Province of Turin (TO) Mayor Elevation 295 m Area 25. ... Country Italy Region Piedmont Province Province of Turin (TO) Mayor Elevation 304 m Area 40. ... Alpignano is a town of approximately 17,000 inhabitants located about 14 km from Turin in the Susa valley ine the province of Turin (Piedmont) in northern Italy. ... Country Italy Region Piedmont Province Province of Turin (TO) Mayor  ? Elevation 300 m Area 28. ... Giaveno is a town in the province of Torino, Piemonte, Italy. ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 698 × 599 pixelsFull resolution (750 × 644 pixel, file size: 294 KB, MIME type: image/png) Map of the province of Torino, Italy Creator: User:Idéfix File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 698 × 599 pixelsFull resolution (750 × 644 pixel, file size: 294 KB, MIME type: image/png) Map of the province of Torino, Italy Creator: User:Idéfix File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev...

See also

The House of Savoy or in Italian, La Casa di Savoia, or simply Casa Savoia, (or Savoie, French) is a dynasty of nobles who traditionally had their domain in Savoy, a region that includes present-day Piemonte, other parts of Northern Italy, and a smaller region in France. ... Italian ( , or lingua italiana) is a Romance language spoken by about 63 million people,[1] primarily in Italy and Switzerland. ... Piedmontese (also known as Piemontèis, and Piemontese in Italian) is a language spoken by over 2 million people in Piedmont, northwest Italy. ... Franco-Provençal (Francoprovençal) or Arpitan (in vernacular: patouès) (in Italian: francoprovenzale, provenzale alpina, arpitano, patois; French: francoprovençal, arpitan, patois) is a Romance language with several dialects in a linguistic sub-group separate from Langue dOïl and Langue dOc. ... View of the sanctuary. ... The Residences of the Royal House of Savoy is a group of structures in Turin and its province, in Piedmont (northern Italy). ...

External links

  • Official website

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Turin - LoveToKnow 1911 (1412 words)
TURIN, a city of Piedmont, Italy, capital of the province of Turin, formerly of the kingdom of Sardinia until 1860, and of Italy till the removal of the seat of government to Florence in 1865.
Turin was always a place of importance and military strength, in spite of numerous vicissitudes, till at length it was made the chief town of Piedmont by Amadeus, first duke of Savoy.
Between 1536 and 1562 Turin was occupied by the French, and in 1630 it lost 8000 of its citizens by the plague.
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