Poirino

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Poirino
Comune
Comune di Poirino
Poirino panorama.jpg
Coat of arms of Poirino
Coat of arms
Poirino is located in Italy
Poirino
Poirino
Location of Poirino in Italy
Coordinates: 44°55′N 7°51′E / 44.917°N 7.850°E / 44.917; 7.850Coordinates: 44°55′N 7°51′E / 44.917°N 7.850°E / 44.917; 7.850
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Province Turin (TO)
Frazioni Appendini, Balme, Banna, Becchio, Cacceri, Cantavenna, La Longa, Marocchi, Masio, Palazzo Valgorrera, Rubina, Stuerda, Ternavasso, Tetti Battuti, Tetti Brossa, Tetti Cellaro, Tetti Elia, Torre Valgorrera, Zucchea
Government
 • Mayor Sergio Tamagnone (Lega Nord)
Area
 • Total 75.7 km2 (29.2 sq mi)
Population (31 August 2008[1])
 • Total 10,081
 • Density 130/km2 (340/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 10046
Dialing code 011
Patron saint St. Ursula
Saint day 21 Ottobre

Poirino is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Turin in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 20 kilometres (12 mi) southeast of Turin.

Poirino borders the following municipalities: Chieri, Riva presso Chieri, Villanova d'Asti, Santena, Villastellone, Isolabella, Cellarengo, Pralormo, Ceresole Alba, and Carmagnola.

Main sights[edit]

  • Tower of Valgorrera
  • Castle of Ternavasso.[2]
  • Church of Madonna dell'Ala
  • Parish church of Santa Maria Maggiore
  • Church of Spirito Santo
  • Oratory of San Sebastiano.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
  2. ^ Poirino, Welcome To Italy, Retrieved 2009-03-23.
  3. ^ Commune of Poirino, TravelMemo.Net, Retrieved 2009-03-23.

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