Settimo Torinese

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Settimo Torinese
Comune
Città di Settimo Torinese
Chiesa di San Pietro in Vincoli.JPG
Coat of arms of Settimo Torinese
Coat of arms
Settimo Torinese is located in Italy
Settimo Torinese
Settimo Torinese
Location of Settimo Torinese in Italy
Coordinates: 45°8′N 7°46′E / 45.133°N 7.767°E / 45.133; 7.767
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Province / Metropolitan city Turin (TO)
Frazioni Borgata Paradiso, Fornacino, Mezzi Po, Villaggio Olimpia, Villaggio Ulla
Government
 • Mayor Fabrizio Puppo (since May 2014)
Area
 • Total 32.37 km2 (12.50 sq mi)
Elevation 207 m (679 ft)
Population (30 May 2014)[1]
 • Total 47,785
 • Density 1,500/km2 (3,800/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Settimesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 10036
Dialing code 011
Patron saint Saint's Bodies
Saint day First Sunday of September
Website Official website

Settimo Torinese is a comune in the Metropolitan City of Turin, in Piedmont, Italy. It is a suburb of Turin, taking its name from its distance from that city, which amounted to seven Roman miles. It is bounded by the other comuni of Leinì, Mappano, Volpiano, Brandizzo, San Mauro Torinese, Castiglione Torinese, and Turin.

Sights include the Tower of Settimo, the last remains of the medieval castle (13th–14th centuries) mostly destroyed in the 16th century wars.

Twin cities[edit]

References[edit]