Montalenghe

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Montalenghe
Comune
Comune di Montalenghe
Montalenghe Panorama.JPG
Coat of arms of Montalenghe
Coat of arms
Montalenghe is located in Italy
Montalenghe
Montalenghe
Location of Montalenghe in Italy
Coordinates: 45°20′N 7°50′E / 45.333°N 7.833°E / 45.333; 7.833
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Province Turin (TO)
Government
 • Mayor Valerio Camillo Grosso
Area
 • Total 6.5 km2 (2.5 sq mi)
Elevation 360 m (1,180 ft)
Population (31 May 2007)[1]
 • Total 912
 • Density 140/km2 (360/sq mi)
Demonym Montalenghesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 10090
Dialing code 011
Patron saint Sts. Peter and Paul
Saint day 29 June

Montalenghe is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Turin in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 30 km northeast of Turin.

Main sights[edit]

  • Church of San Pietro, built in the 13th century but restored in the late 19th century.
  • Parish church of Beata Vergine delle Grazie (1760)
  • Castelvecchio (also known as Castellazzo), ruins of the old castle commanding the town (11th-12th centuries)
  • The so-called "Castle", in fact an 18th-century villa with a large park in the centre of the town. It houses a Lebanon cedar amongst the oldest in Italy.

References[edit]

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