Rorà

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Rorà
Comune
Comune di Rorà
Rorà panorama.jpg
Coat of arms of Rorà
Coat of arms
Rorà is located in Italy
Rorà
Rorà
Location of Rorà in Italy
Coordinates: 44°48′N 7°12′E / 44.800°N 7.200°E / 44.800; 7.200
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Province Turin (TO)
Frazioni Ruà
Government
 • Mayor Giorgio Odetto
Area
 • Total 12.3 km2 (4.7 sq mi)
Elevation 967 m (3,173 ft)
Population (31 December 2010)[1]
 • Total 251
 • Density 20/km2 (53/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Rorenghi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 10060
Dialing code 0121

Rorà is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Turin in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 50 km southwest of Turin.

It was the scene of several campaigns against the Waldensians and is historically linked to Joshua Janavel.[2] Nearby Torre Pellice is the center of the Waldensian church.

Rorà borders the following municipalities: Villar Pellice, Torre Pellice, Luserna San Giovanni, and Bagnolo Piemonte.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Demographic data from Istat
  2. ^ "A short history of the Waldensian church in the valleys of Piedmont, from the earliest period to the present time, by Jane Louisa Willyams". Nisbet. 1855. Retrieved January 2016.