Superga

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The Superga hill

The Superga is a hill situated on the south bank of the Po River to the east of Turin in north-west Italy. At 672 metres (2,205 ft) above sea level, it is one of the most prominent of the hills which form an amphitheatre around the city.

Superga is known for the Basilica of Superga and its Royal crypt, which is the traditional burial place of members of the House of Savoy, for the Superga Rack Railway which connects it to the Turin suburb of Sassi, and for the Superga air disaster of 1949 in which the entire Torino football team, the Grande Torino, perished.

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Coordinates: 45°05′N 7°46′E / 45.083°N 7.767°E / 45.083; 7.767