|Comune di Valperga|
Sacro Monte di Belmonte with the Sanctuary.
|Province / Metropolitan city||Turin (TO)|
|• Mayor||Gabriele Francisca|
|• Total||11.8 km2 (4.6 sq mi)|
|• Density||270/km2 (700/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
It is home to the Sacro Monte of Belmonte, a site of pilgrimage and worship close to it. The Sacro Monte was built in 1712 at the initiative of the Friar Minor Michelangelo da Montiglio. In 2003, the sanctuary was inserted by UNESCO in the World Heritage List.
- All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
|This article on a location in the Province of Turin is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|