Sparone

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Sparone
Comune di Sparone
Castle (Rocca) of King Arduin of Ivrea.
Castle (Rocca) of King Arduin of Ivrea.
Coat of arms of Sparone
Coat of arms
Location of Sparone
Sparone is located in Italy
Sparone
Sparone
Location of Sparone in Italy
Sparone is located in Piedmont
Sparone
Sparone
Sparone (Piedmont)
Coordinates: 45°25′N 7°33′E / 45.417°N 7.550°E / 45.417; 7.550
CountryItaly
RegionPiedmont
Metropolitan cityTurin (TO)
Government
 • MayorAnna Bonino
Area
 • Total29.5 km2 (11.4 sq mi)
Elevation
552 m (1,811 ft)
Population
 (31 December 2012)[3]
 • Total1,115
 • Density38/km2 (98/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Sparonesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
10080
Dialing code0124
Patron saintSt. James the Apostle
Saint day25 July
WebsiteOfficial website

Sparone is a comune (municipality) in the Metropolitan City of Turin in the Italian region of Piedmont, located about 40 kilometres (25 mi) northwest of Turin in the Canavese.

It is home to the Romanesque church of Santa Croce, of medieval origin, which houses several Gothic frescoes.

The communal territory includes several frazioni: Aia di Pietra, Apparè, Barchero, Bisdonio, Bose, Budrer, Calsazio, Ceresetta, Costa, Feilongo, Frachiamo, Nosè, Onzino, Piani, Sommavilla, Torre, and Vasario.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  3. ^ Demographic data from Istat
  4. ^ ": Comune di Sparone : Il territorio" (in Italian). Comune di Sparone. Retrieved 8 July 2014.