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For the saturniid moth genus, see Salassa (moth).
Comune di Salassa
The cylindrical tower-gate
The cylindrical tower-gate
Coat of arms of Salassa
Coat of arms
Salassa is located in Italy
Location of Salassa in Italy
Coordinates: 45°22′N 7°41′E / 45.367°N 7.683°E / 45.367; 7.683
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Province / Metropolitan city Turin (TO)
Frazioni Borgata Valleri, Cascina Fenale, Pianter, Regione Burone
 • Mayor Sergio Angelo Gelmini
 • Total 4.95 km2 (1.91 sq mi)
Elevation 361 m (1,184 ft)
Population (1-1-2017[1])
 • Total 1,872
 • Density 380/km2 (980/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Salassese(i)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 10080
Dialing code 0124
Website Official website

Salassa is a comune (municipality) in the Metropolitan City of Turin in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 35 kilometres (22 mi) north of Turin in the Canavese traditional region.

Main sights[edit]

  • 13th-century cylindrical (with rectangular base) tower-gate, standing at 24 m.
  • Parish church of St. John the Baptist, in late Baroque-Neoclassical style.
  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute ISTAT.

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