Rocca Canavese

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Rocca Canavese
Comune di Rocca Canavese
Remains of the castle (Rocca).
Remains of the castle (Rocca).
Coat of arms of Rocca Canavese
Coat of arms
Rocca Canavese is located in Italy
Rocca Canavese
Rocca Canavese
Location of Rocca Canavese in Italy
Coordinates: 45°19′N 7°35′E / 45.317°N 7.583°E / 45.317; 7.583
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Province / Metropolitan city Turin (TO)
 • Mayor Fabrizio Bertetto
 • Total 14.2 km2 (5.5 sq mi)
Elevation 421 m (1,381 ft)
Population (31 December 2010)[1]
 • Total 1,781
 • Density 130/km2 (320/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Rocchesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 10070
Dialing code 011
Website Official website

Rocca Canavese is a comune (municipality) in the Metropolitan City of Turin in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 30 kilometres (19 mi) northwest of Turin.

Parish church of Rocca Canavese, photo by Paolo Monti, 1979.

Rocca Canavese borders the following municipalities: Corio, Forno Canavese, Levone, Barbania, Vauda Canavese, Nole and San Carlo Canavese. Sights include the Santa Croce Chapel, with 15th-16th centuries frescoes, and remains of the Rocca (castle)


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