Rivarolo Canavese

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Rivarolo Canavese
Comune
Comune di Rivarolo Canavese
Rivarolo Canavese by night
Rivarolo Canavese by night
Coat of arms of Rivarolo Canavese
Coat of arms
Rivarolo Canavese is located in Italy
Rivarolo Canavese
Rivarolo Canavese
Location of Rivarolo Canavese in Italy
Coordinates: 45°20′N 7°43′E / 45.333°N 7.717°E / 45.333; 7.717
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Province Turin (TO)
Frazioni Argentera, Bonaudi, Paglie, Pasquaro, Praglie, Sant'Anna, Vesignano
Government
 • Mayor Extroardinary commission from 25/05/2012
Area
 • Total 32.3 km2 (12.5 sq mi)
Elevation 304 m (997 ft)
Population (31/12/2010)[1]
 • Total 12,370
 • Density 380/km2 (990/sq mi)
Demonym Rivarolesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 10086
Dialing code 0124
Patron saint Saint James
Saint day 25 July
Website Official website

Rivarolo Canavese is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Turin in the Italian region of Piedmont, located about 30 kilometres (19 mi) north of Turin.

Main sights[edit]

  • Castle of Malgrà (14th century), built by the counts of San Martino who at the time ruled the Canavese.
  • Church of San Michele Arcangelo, built in 1759 under design by Bernardo Antonio Vittone. It has an octagonal dome decorated with stucco.
  • Church and convent of San Francesco. It houses a fresco of the Adoration of the Child by Giovanni Martino Spanzotti
The Castle of Malgrà












Twin towns[edit]

References[edit]

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

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