Torre Canavese

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Torre Canavese
Comune di Torre Canavese
Coat of arms of Torre Canavese
Coat of arms
Torre Canavese is located in Italy
Torre Canavese
Torre Canavese
Location of Torre Canavese in Italy
Coordinates: 45°23′N 7°46′E / 45.383°N 7.767°E / 45.383; 7.767Coordinates: 45°23′N 7°46′E / 45.383°N 7.767°E / 45.383; 7.767
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Province / Metropolitan city Turin (TO)
 • Total 5.5 km2 (2.1 sq mi)
Elevation 417 m (1,368 ft)
Population (Dec. 2004)[1]
 • Total 617
 • Density 110/km2 (290/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Torresi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 10010
Dialing code 0124
Website Official website

Torre Canavese (Piedmontese: La Tor Bèr) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Turin in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 35 kilometres (22 mi) north of Turin.

Torre Canavese borders the following municipalities: Castellamonte, Quagliuzzo, Strambinello, Baldissero Canavese, San Martino Canavese, Bairo, and Agliè.

Torre Canavese is a city in the province of Torino in Northern Italy. Torre means tower in Italy, in this case "Torre" is referring to the tower on the city's castle. It is located about 40 kilometres (25 mi) from Torino and 14 kilometres (9 mi) from Ivrea. Torre is an agricultural town in which many of the residents grow their own fruits and vegetables. Within the confines of Torre there is a castle and a Catholic church, the church tower was built by Savino Barello. Each year on Fat Tuesday there is a town gathering at the bar where the citizens gather and eat beans—cooked in a terra cotta pot over an open flame—and soup. The weather ranges from the 90s in the summer to the mid-20s in the winter. Because Torre is located in the Pre-Alps the city can have a few feet of snow in the winter.

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  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.

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