Buttigliera Alta

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Buttigliera Alta
Comune di Buttigliera Alta
Panorama from Mount Musinè
Panorama from Mount Musinè
Coat of arms of Buttigliera Alta
Coat of arms
Location of Buttigliera Alta
Buttigliera Alta is located in Italy
Buttigliera Alta
Buttigliera Alta
Location of Buttigliera Alta in Italy
Buttigliera Alta is located in Piedmont
Buttigliera Alta
Buttigliera Alta
Buttigliera Alta (Piedmont)
Coordinates: 45°4′N 7°25′E / 45.067°N 7.417°E / 45.067; 7.417
Metropolitan cityTurin (TO)
 • MayorPaolo Ruzzola
 • Total8.1 km2 (3.1 sq mi)
414 m (1,358 ft)
 • Total6,435
 • Density790/km2 (2,100/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
Dialing code011
Patron saintSt. Mark
Saint day25 April
WebsiteOfficial website

Buttigliera Alta is a town and comune in the Metropolitan City of Turin about 25 kilometres (16 mi) from Turin in the Susa valley in Piedmont, northern Italy. It is not far to Avigliana, of which it once was a part.

Interior of Sant'Antonio di Ranverso.


It first became an autonomous fief in 1619 when Giovanni Carron received the fiefs of Buttigliera, Uriola, and Case Nicola - as well as the title of Count - from Duke Charles Emmanuel I of Savoy.

From that point in time the history of Buttigliera was intimately tied with the history of the Carron family. The last member of the family, Clementina Carron, died in April 1912.

In the 20th century, the FIAT group established one of its metallurgical factories in Ferriera, a frazione of Buttigliera Alta.

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External links[edit]

  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.