Favria

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Favria
Comune
Comune di Favria
Cemetery church of San Pietro Vecchio.
Cemetery church of San Pietro Vecchio.
Coat of arms of Favria
Coat of arms
Favria is located in Italy
Favria
Favria
Location of Favria in Italy
Coordinates: 45°20′N 7°41′E / 45.333°N 7.683°E / 45.333; 7.683
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Province Turin (TO)
Government
 • Mayor Giorgio Domenico Cortese
Area
 • Total 14.85 km2 (5.73 sq mi)
Population (28 February 2009[1])
 • Total 5,148
 • Density 350/km2 (900/sq mi)
Demonym Favriesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 10083
Dialing code 0124
Patron saint Pietro e Paolo
Website Official website

Favria is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Turin in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 30 kilometres (19 mi) north of Turin. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 4,584 and an area of 14.8 square kilometres (5.7 sq mi).

Favria borders the following municipalities: Rivarolo Canavese, Busano, Oglianico, and Front.

It is home to the church of San Pietro Vecchio, which houses 15th centuries frescoes from the Master of the Marca di Ancona. Of the original 11th-12th centuries edifice, today the base of the bell tower and the Romanesque-style apse remain. The current appearance dates to the 18th-century restoration.

References[edit]

  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.