Turin metropolitan area

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The urban agglomeration seen from east (Turin's hills) to west (Susa Valley)

The Turin metropolitan area is the urban agglomeration centred around the city of Turin in the Piedmont region of north-west Italy. It is defined statistically and does not correspond to a single area of local government. Administratively it comprises the commune (municipality) of Turin plus 52 further communes, all of which fall within the Province of Turin.

The metropolitan area has a total population of 2,500,000 estimated by the OECD and an area of 1.127 km², giving a density of 1,512 people per square kilometre.[1] It is the fourth most populous metropolitan area in Italy. 52% of the population lives within the city of Turin.

Composition[edit]

The Turin metropolitan area includes the city of Turin and 52 municipalities, the most important of these by population are Turin, Moncalieri, Rivoli, Collegno, Nichelino and Settimo Torinese:

Province Municipality Area (km²) Population[2]
Piedmont
Province of Turin Turin 130.0 908,617
San Mauro Torinese 12.0 19,240
Settimo Torinese 32 47,465
Brandizzo 6.4 8,078
Chivasso 51.3 24,718
Borgaro Torinese 14.4 13,569
Leinì 32.5 14,289
Volpiano 32.4 14,576
San Benigno Canavese 22.2 5,544
Robassomero 8.4 3,053
Caselle Torinese 28.7 17,700
San Maurizio Canavese 17.5 8,949
San Francesco al Campo 15.0 4,753
Cirié 17.8 18,824
San Carlo Canavese 21.0 3,801
Nole 11.3 6,826
Grosso 4.3 1,033
Mathi 7.1 4,090
Venaria Reale 20.3 34,657
Druento 27.7 8,422
Pianezza 16.5 13,241
Collegno 18.1 50,140
Grugliasco 13.1 38,016
Alpignano 12.0 17,319
Caselette 14.0 2,815
Rivoli 29.5 50,126
Rosta 9.0 4,402
Buttigliera Alta 8.3 6,545
Avigliana 23.3 12,165
Rivalta di Torino 25.3 18,890
Villarbasse 10.4 3,192
Sangano 6.7 3,790
Bruino 5.6 8,414
Piossasco 40.0 17,755
Orbassano 22.1 22,113
Beinasco 6.8 18,110
Nichelino 20.6 48,990
Candiolo 11.9 5,612
Volvera 20.9 8,546
None 24.7 7,932
Piobesi Torinese 19.7 3,637
Vinovo 17.7 13,756
La Loggia 12.8 7,480
Moncalieri 47.0 57,623
Trofarello 12.3 11,125
Cambiano 14.2 6,312
Santena 16.2 10,452
Pecetto Torinese 9.2 3,830
Chieri 54.3 35,516
Pino Torinese 21.9 8,657
Baldissero Torinese 15.5 3,661
Castiglione Torinese 14.2 6,148
Gassino Torinese 20.5 9,588
TOTAL 1,126.6 1,704,102

Comparison[edit]

This table shows the main Italian metropolitan areas ranked by population. The Turin metropolitan area lies in fourth place.

No. Metropolitan area Population
(abitanti)
Area
(in km²)
Density
(in ab/km²)
Municipalities
1 Milan 4.861.502 2.945 1.651 248
2 Naples 4.405.832 2.260 1.950 171
3 Rome 3.693.124 3.089 1.195 40
4 Turin 1.704.102 1.127 1.512 53

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