Candia Canavese

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Candia Canavese
Comune di Candia Canavese
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Location of Candia Canavese
Candia Canavese is located in Italy
Candia Canavese
Candia Canavese
Location of Candia Canavese in Italy
Candia Canavese is located in Piedmont
Candia Canavese
Candia Canavese
Candia Canavese (Piedmont)
Coordinates: 45°20′N 7°53′E / 45.333°N 7.883°E / 45.333; 7.883Coordinates: 45°20′N 7°53′E / 45.333°N 7.883°E / 45.333; 7.883
CountryItaly
RegionPiedmont
Metropolitan cityTurin (TO)
FrazioniMargherita, Rossi, Bigoglio[1]
Government
 • MayorAlbertino Salzone
Area
 • Total9.13 km2 (3.53 sq mi)
Elevation
285 m (935 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[3]
 • Total1,249
 • Density140/km2 (350/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Candiesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
10010
Dialing code011
Patron saintSt. Michael
Saint dayLast Sunday of September
WebsiteOfficial website

Candia Canavese (in Piedmontese language: Cándia) is a comune of the Metropolitan City of Turin situated in the historical region of the Canavese in Piedmont, Italy about 35 kilometres (22 mi) northeast of Turin. It borders the following municipalities: Strambino, Mercenasco, Vische, Barone Canavese, Mazzè, and Caluso.

It is known for the wine Erbaluce di Caluso and for its lake, the Lago di Candia, which is protected as part of the Parco naturale del Lago di Candia nature reserve and also has a rowing club.

Main sights[edit]

Various historic buildings found nearby include the eleventh-century church of Santo Stefano al Monte, which probably stands on the ruins of a pagan temple and the late Roman Pieve di San Michele. The 18th century castle was built on the site of the ancient fortress that dominated the town until it was badly damaged in the 14th century, during the wars of the Canavese and finally dismantled by Fabrotino da Parma. Eventually a new castle was erected and it is known today as "Castelfiorito" di Candia Canavese.

Movies filmed here[edit]

In Candia Canavese the movies were shot: The house of the damned (original title La villa delle anime maledette (1982) by Carlo Ausino, Il Priorato di Santo Stefano by Andry Verga, Creators: The Past (2017) by Piergiuseppe Zaia. (Info by the Dizionario del Turismo Cinematografico)

References[edit]

  1. ^ List taken from the section Località e Frazioni di Candia Canavese of the page http://www.comuni-italiani.it/001/050/index.html
  2. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  3. ^ "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  4. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.

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