Luserna San Giovanni

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Luserna San Giovanni
Comune
Comune di Luserna San Giovanni
Luserna pan da rocca berra.jpg
Coat of arms of Luserna San Giovanni
Coat of arms
Luserna San Giovanni is located in Italy
Luserna San Giovanni
Luserna San Giovanni
Location of Luserna San Giovanni in Italy
Coordinates: 44°49′N 7°15′E / 44.817°N 7.250°E / 44.817; 7.250Coordinates: 44°49′N 7°15′E / 44.817°N 7.250°E / 44.817; 7.250
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Metropolitan city Turin (TO)
Frazioni Airali, Luserna, San Giovanni, Baussan, Boer, Jallà, Pecoul, Ricoun, Saret
Government
 • Mayor Duillio Canale
Area
 • Total 17.7 km2 (6.8 sq mi)
Population (1-1-2017)
 • Total 7,319
 • Density 410/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Lusernesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 10062
Dialing code 0121
Website Official website
Church in San Giovanni.

Luserna San Giovanni (Occitan: Luzerna e San Jan, Piedmontese: Luserna e San Gioann) is a comune (municipality) in the Metropolitan City of Turin in the Italian region Piedmont, located in the Val Pellice about 45 kilometres (28 mi) southwest of Turin.

Luserna San Giovanni borders the following municipalities: Angrogna, Bricherasio, Torre Pellice, Bibiana, Lusernetta, Rorà, and Bagnolo Piemonte.

History[edit]

Until a merger in 1872, San Giovanni and Luserna were separate villages.[1] Caffarel, an Italian chocolate conglomerate, was founded in the area in 1826.[2]

Twin towns — sister cities[edit]

Luserna San Giovanni is twinned with:

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Luserna San Giovanni Notary Records". www.waldensian.info. Retrieved 2017-11-22. 
  2. ^ "CAFFAREL | About the Lindt & Sprüngli Group | Lindt & Sprüngli". www.lindt-spruengli.com. Retrieved 2017-11-22. 

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