Montalto Dora

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Montalto Dora
Comune
Comune di Montalto Dora
The castle of Montalto
The castle of Montalto
Coat of arms of Montalto Dora
Coat of arms
Montalto Dora is located in Italy
Montalto Dora
Montalto Dora
Location of Montalto Dora in Italy
Coordinates: 45°29′N 7°52′E / 45.483°N 7.867°E / 45.483; 7.867Coordinates: 45°29′N 7°52′E / 45.483°N 7.867°E / 45.483; 7.867
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Province / Metropolitan city Turin (TO)
Government
 • Mayor Renzo Galletto
Area
 • Total 7.5 km2 (2.9 sq mi)
Elevation 252 m (827 ft)
Population (31 December 2012)[1]
 • Total 3,439
 • Density 460/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Montaltesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 10016
Dialing code 0125
Website Official website

Montalto Dora is a comune (municipality) in the Metropolitan City of Turin in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 50 kilometres (31 mi) northeast of Turin.

Main sights[edit]

  • The castle, known from the mid-12th century but rebuilt in the 18th-20th centuries. It has a massive mastio and a chapel with 15th-century frescoes. The castle was owned by the bishopric of Ivrea, from which it went to the Duchy of Savoy in the 14th century.
  • Parish church of Sant'Eusebio
  • Church of San Rocco (c. early 16th century), with Mannerist frescoes inside
  • Villa Casana, dating to the late 16th century but enlarged around 1918.

Twin towns[edit]

References[edit]

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

External links[edit]

 Castle of Montalto Dora official web-site