Settimo Vittone

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Settimo Vittone
Comune
Comune di Settimo Vittone
Panorama
Panorama
Coat of arms of Settimo Vittone
Coat of arms
Settimo Vittone is located in Italy
Settimo Vittone
Settimo Vittone
Location of Settimo Vittone in Italy
Coordinates: 45°33′N 7°50′E / 45.550°N 7.833°E / 45.550; 7.833
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Province Turin (TO)
Frazioni Cesnola, Montestrutto, Torredaniele
Government
 • Mayor Sabrina Noro
Area
 • Total 23.2 km2 (9.0 sq mi)
Elevation 280 m (920 ft)
Population (31 December 2010[1])
 • Total 1,576
 • Density 68/km2 (180/sq mi)
Demonym Settimesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 10010
Dialing code 0125
Patron saint St. Andrew
Saint day 30 Novembre

Settimo Vittone is a comune (municipality) in the province of Turin, Piedmont, northern Italy. It is located about 50 kilometres (31 mi) north of Turin, in the Canavese traditional region.

Main sights[edit]

The pieve of St. Lawrence.
Madonna and Child fresco (detail) in the apse of St. Lawrence pleban church.

The main attraction are the pieve (pleban church) and the baptistery of St. Lawrenece, most likely dating to the late 9th century. It is one of the main examples of pre-Romanesque architecture in Piedmont. Instead in Romanesque are the bell tower and the rectangular apse. It is home to numerous frescoes, dating from the mid-11th to the late 15th centuries.

The Colma di Mombarone mountain is located nearby.

References[edit]

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