Salassa

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For the saturniid moth genus, see Salassa (moth).
Salassa
Comune
Comune di Salassa
The cyclindric tower-gate.
The cyclindric tower-gate.
Coat of arms of Salassa
Coat of arms
Salassa is located in Italy
Salassa
Salassa
Location of Salassa in Italy
Coordinates: 45°22′N 7°41′E / 45.367°N 7.683°E / 45.367; 7.683
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Province Turin (TO)
Frazioni Borgata Valleri, Cascina Fenale, Pianter, Regione Burone
Government
 • Mayor Giuseppe Jarno Ansinello
Area
 • Total 5.0 km2 (1.9 sq mi)
Elevation 361 m (1,184 ft)
Population (Dec. 2004[1])
 • Total 1,681
 • Density 340/km2 (870/sq mi)
Demonym Salassesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 10080
Dialing code 0124
Website Official website

Salassa is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Turin in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 35 kilometres (22 mi) north of Turin in the Canavese traditional region.

Main sights[edit]

  • 13th century cylindrical (with rectangular base) tower-gate, standing at 24 m.
  • Parish church of St. John the Baptist, in late Baroque-Neoclassical style.
  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute ISTAT.

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