Poirino

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Poirino
Comune di Poirino
Poirino panorama.jpg
Coat of arms of Poirino
Coat of arms
Location of Poirino
Poirino is located in Italy
Poirino
Poirino
Location of Poirino in Italy
Poirino is located in Piedmont
Poirino
Poirino
Poirino (Piedmont)
Coordinates: 44°55′N 7°51′E / 44.917°N 7.850°E / 44.917; 7.850Coordinates: 44°55′N 7°51′E / 44.917°N 7.850°E / 44.917; 7.850
CountryItaly
RegionPiedmont
Metropolitan cityTurin (TO)
FrazioniAppendini, Avatanei, Balme, Banna, Becchio, Cacceri, Cantavenna, Favari, La Longa, Marocchi, Masio, Palazzo Valgorrera, Rubina, Stuerda, Ternavasso, Tetti Battuti, Tetti Brossa, Tetti Cellaro, Tetti Elia, Torre Valgorrera, Zucchea
Government
 • MayorAngelita Mollo
Area
 • Total75.62 km2 (29.20 sq mi)
Elevation
249 m (817 ft)
Population
 (1-1-2017[2])[3]
 • Total10,635
 • Density140/km2 (360/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Poirinese(i)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
10046
Dialing code011
Patron saintSt. Ursula
Saint day21 October

Poirino is a comune (municipality) in the Metropolitan City of Turin in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 20 kilometres (12 mi) southeast of Turin.

Poirino borders the following municipalities: Chieri, Riva presso Chieri, Villanova d'Asti, Santena, Villastellone, Isolabella, Cellarengo, Pralormo, Ceresole Alba and Carmagnola.

Main sights[edit]

  • Tower of Valgorrera
  • Castle of Ternavasso.[4]
  • Church of Madonna dell'Ala
  • Parish church of Santa Maria Maggiore
  • Church of Spirito Santo
  • Oratory of San Sebastiano.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
  3. ^ "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  4. ^ Poirino, Welcome To Italy, Retrieved 2009-03-23.
  5. ^ Commune of Poirino, TravelMemo.Net, Retrieved 2009-03-23.

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