Ronco Canavese

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Ronco Canavese
Comune
Comune di Ronco Canavese
Ronco Canavese Veduta 01.JPG
Ronco Canavese is located in Italy
Ronco Canavese
Ronco Canavese
Location of Ronco Canavese in Italy
Coordinates: 45°30′N 7°33′E / 45.500°N 7.550°E / 45.500; 7.550
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Province / Metropolitan city Turin (TO)
Government
 • Mayor Danilo Crosasso
Area
 • Total 96.7 km2 (37.3 sq mi)
Elevation 956 m (3,136 ft)
Population (31 December 2010)[1]
 • Total 319
 • Density 3.3/km2 (8.5/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Ronchesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 10080
Dialing code 0124

Ronco Canavese is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Turin in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 50 kilometres (31 mi) north of Turin.

Ronco is at the center Valle Soana. Ronco is situated on the left bank of the river, in a picturesque valley surrounded by dense forests.[2]

Ronco Canavese borders the following municipalities: Cogne, Valprato Soana, Traversella, Locana, Ingria, Ribordone, Pont-Canavese, Convento, Bosco, and Sparone.

Ronco Canavese and surrounding villages fell victim to floods as the Valle Soana river burst its banks, The Vaults of Roncos primary (and only) bank were washed away, as well as the petrol station situated on the right as you enter the town. Since then the local government has reinforced the rivers banks to ensure the same does not happen again.

French is widely spoken in the town and neighbouring villages as numerous French have holiday homes in Ronco Canavese and surrounding villages. The majority of tourists arrive in July and August to celebrate the festivities.

References[edit]

  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
  2. ^ "Comune di Ronco Canavese". 

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