Azeglio

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Azeglio
Comune
Comune di Azeglio
Azeglio Panorama.JPG
Coat of arms of Azeglio
Coat of arms
Azeglio is located in Italy
Azeglio
Azeglio
Location of Azeglio in Italy
Coordinates: 45°25′N 8°0′E / 45.417°N 8.000°E / 45.417; 8.000
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Province Turin (TO)
Frazioni Cascine Sirio, Cascine Viassa, Cascine Villa, Castellazzo, Lago di Viverone, Pobbia, Pobbietta, Specura
Government
 • Mayor Pio Coda
Area
 • Total 9.9 km2 (3.8 sq mi)
Elevation 260 m (850 ft)
Population (30 June 2011)[1]
 • Total 1,359
 • Density 140/km2 (360/sq mi)
Demonym Azegliesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 10010
Dialing code 0125

Azeglio is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Turin in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 45 kilometres (28 mi) northeast of Turin.

Azeglio borders the following municipalities: Bollengo, Palazzo Canavese, Piverone, Albiano d'Ivrea, Viverone, Caravino, Settimo Rottaro, and Borgo d'Ale.

Main sights[edit]

It is home to one or more prehistoric pile-dwelling (or stilt house) settlements that are part of the Prehistoric Pile dwellings around the Alps UNESCO World Heritage Site.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Demographic data from Istat
  2. ^ UNESCO World Heritage Site - Prehistoric Pile dwellings around the Alps