Locana

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Locana
Comune
Comune di Locana
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Coat of arms of Locana
Coat of arms
Locana is located in Italy
Locana
Locana
Location of Locana in Italy
Coordinates: 45°25′N 7°28′E / 45.417°N 7.467°E / 45.417; 7.467
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Province Turin (TO)
Frazioni Rosone, Boschietto, Bosco, Fornolosa, Gavie, Gurgo, Montigli, Nusiglie, Praie, Serlone
Government
 • Mayor Giovanni Bruno Mattiet
Area
 • Total 132.8 km2 (51.3 sq mi)
Population (31 December 2010)[1]
 • Total 1,642
 • Density 12/km2 (32/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 10080
Dialing code 0124

Locana is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Turin in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 45 kilometres (28 mi) northwest of Turin in the Orco Valley.

Locana borders the following municipalities: Cogne, Ronco Canavese, Noasca, Ribordone, Sparone, Chialamberto, Cantoira, Corio, Monastero di Lanzo and Coassolo Torinese. The comune is part of the Gran Paradiso National Park, housing a series of small alpine lakes and glaciers; peaks in the area include the Torre del Gran San Pietro (3,692 m). The Lake of Ceresole is also located nearby.

References[edit]

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