Venaria Reale

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Venaria Reale
Città di Venaria Reale
Royal Palace of Venaria
Royal Palace of Venaria
Coat of arms of Venaria Reale
Coat of arms
Location of Venaria Reale
Venaria Reale is located in Italy
Venaria Reale
Venaria Reale
Location of Venaria Reale in Italy
Venaria Reale is located in Piedmont
Venaria Reale
Venaria Reale
Venaria Reale (Piedmont)
Coordinates: 45°7′N 7°38′E / 45.117°N 7.633°E / 45.117; 7.633Coordinates: 45°7′N 7°38′E / 45.117°N 7.633°E / 45.117; 7.633
CountryItaly
RegionPiedmont
Metropolitan cityTurin (TO)
FrazioniAltessano, La Mandria
Government
 • MayorGiuseppe Catania (PD)
Area
 • Total20.3 km2 (7.8 sq mi)
Elevation
262 m (860 ft)
Population
(30 September 2010[1])
 • Total34,838
 • Density1,700/km2 (4,400/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Venariesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
10078
Dialing code011
WebsiteOfficial website

Venaria Reale (Piedmontese: La Venerìa) is a comune (municipality) in the Metropolitan City of Turin in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 8 kilometres (5 mi) northwest of Turin.

Venaria Reale borders the municipalities of Robassomero, Caselle Torinese, Druento, Borgaro Torinese, Turin, Pianezza, and Collegno.

A 19th century distinguished citizen of Venaria Reale was Michele Lessona, an illustrious scientist and decorated Senatore del Regno.

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Twin towns — sister cities[edit]

Venaria Reale is twinned with:

Notes[edit]

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

References[edit]

  • A. Scaringella (1999), Venaria Reale, a rediscovered treasure, Torino: Ananke, ISBN 88-7325-045-9

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