|Comune di Claviere|
|Metropolitan city||Turin (TO)|
|• Mayor||Franco Capra|
|• Total||2.7 km2 (1.0 sq mi)|
|Elevation||1,760 m (5,770 ft)|
|Population (Dec. 2004)|
|• Density||65/km2 (170/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
Claviere is a municipality in the Metropolitan City of Turin in the Italian region of Piedmont, located about 80 kilometres (50 miles) west of the centre of Turin, near the border with France. Claviere is a small, but well equipped skiing village. The snow season lasts from December to April. The parish church has a Gothic-style portal.
Claviere (known as Clavières until the early 19th century) was already known in Roman times due to its strategical position near the Col de Montgenèvre. In 1713, it was acquired by the Kingdom of Sardinia after the Peace of Utrecht. Claviere was mostly destroyed during World War II. After the conflict, the boundary between France and Italy was moved so that it divided the village in two. The previous frontier was restored in 1974.
- All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
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