San Giorgio Canavese
|San Giorgio Canavese|
|Comune di San Giorgio Canavese|
|Province / Metropolitan city||Turin (TO)|
|• Mayor||Guido Massimo Arri|
|• Total||20.36 km2 (7.86 sq mi)|
|Elevation||300 m (1,000 ft)|
|Population (31 December 2010)|
|• Density||130/km2 (350/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|Patron saint||Saint George|
|Saint day||23 April|
Near San Giorgio there is a plant of Pininfarina.
Native of this town was Giorgio Orsolano (1803–35) one of the first Italian serial killer. He raped, murdered and maybe eaten three young girls and was executed by hanging. He was also named "La Jena di San Giorgio" (The hyena of San Giorgio) and "Mangiacristiani" (cannibal).
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