Sparone

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Sparone
Comune
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
Sparone is located in Italy
Sparone
Sparone
Location of Sparone in Italy
Coordinates: 45°25′N 7°33′E / 45.417°N 7.550°E / 45.417; 7.550
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Province Turin (TO)
Government
 • Mayor Anna Bonino
Area
 • Total 29.5 km2 (11.4 sq mi)
Elevation 552 m (1,811 ft)
Population (31 December 2012)[1]
 • Total 1,115
 • Density 38/km2 (98/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Sparonesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 10080
Dialing code 0124
Patron saint St. James the Apostle
Saint day 25 July
Website Official website

Sparone is a comune (municipality) in the Province 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, and houses notable Gothic frescoes.

Several frazioni comprise Sparone, among them: Aia di Pietra, Apparè, Barchero, Bisdonio, Bose, Budrer, Calsazio, Ceresetta, Costa, Feilongo, Frachiamo, Nosè, Onzino, Piani, Sommavilla, Torre, and Vasario.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Demographic data from Istat
  2. ^ ": Comune di Sparone : Il territorio" (in Italian). Comune di Sparone. Retrieved 8 July 2014.