Torre Pellice

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Torre Pellice
Comune di Torre Pellice
Coat of arms of Torre Pellice
Coat of arms
Torre Pellice is located in Italy
Torre Pellice
Torre Pellice
Location of Torre Pellice in Italy
Coordinates: 44°49′N 7°14′E / 44.817°N 7.233°E / 44.817; 7.233
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Metropolitan city Turin (TO)
 • Mayor Marco Cogno (Civic list)
 • Total 21.10 km2 (8.15 sq mi)
Elevation 516 m (1,693 ft)
Population (1-1-2017[1])
 • Total 4,545
 • Density 220/km2 (560/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Torrese(i)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code 10066
Dialing code 0121
The Waldensian Church in Torre Pellice

Torre Pellice is a comune (municipality) in the Metropolitan City of Turin in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 45 kilometres (28 mi) southwest of Turin. It is crossed by the Pellice river.

Torre Pellice is the centre of the Waldensian church. The Waldensians arrived in the valley in the early 13th century. In a grotto nearby Torre Pellice they held the Synod of Chanforan, by which they adhered to the Protestant Reformation (1590).

It borders the municipalities of Angrogna, Villar Pellice, Luserna San Giovanni, and Rorà.

Notable residents[edit]

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