Locana

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Locana
Comune
Comune di Locana
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Coat of arms of Locana
Coat of arms
Locana is located in Italy
Locana
Locana
Location of Locana in Italy
Coordinates: 45°25′N 7°28′E / 45.417°N 7.467°E / 45.417; 7.467
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Province / Metropolitan city Turin (TO)
Frazioni Rosone, Boschietto, Bosco, Fornolosa, Gavie, Gurgo, Montigli, Nusiglie, Praie, Serlone
Government
 • Mayor Giovanni Bruno Mattiet
Area
 • Total 132.8 km2 (51.3 sq mi)
Elevation 613 m (2,011 ft)
Population (31 December 2010)[1]
 • Total 1,642
 • Density 12/km2 (32/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Locanesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 10080
Dialing code 0124

Locana is a comune (municipality) in the Metropolitan City of Turin in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 45 kilometres (28 mi) northwest of Turin in the Orco Valley.

Locana borders the following municipalities: Cogne, Ronco Canavese, Noasca, Ribordone, Sparone, Chialamberto, Cantoira, Corio, Monastero di Lanzo and Coassolo Torinese. The comune is part of the Gran Paradiso National Park, housing a series of small alpine lakes and glaciers; peaks in the area include the Torre del Gran San Pietro (3,692 m). The Lake of Ceresole is also located nearby.

References[edit]

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