Venaus

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Venaus
Comune di Venaus
La chiesa parrocchiale di Venaus.jpg
Location of Venaus
Venaus is located in Italy
Venaus
Venaus
Location of Venaus in Italy
Venaus is located in Piedmont
Venaus
Venaus
Venaus (Piedmont)
Coordinates: 45°9′N 7°1′E / 45.150°N 7.017°E / 45.150; 7.017
CountryItaly
RegionPiedmont
Metropolitan cityTurin (TO)
FrazioniBar Cenisio, Molaretto
Government
 • MayorAvernino Di Croce (Civic List)
Area
 • Total19.8 km2 (7.6 sq mi)
Elevation
604 m (1,982 ft)
Population
 (1 January 2017)[3]
 • Total894
 • Density45/km2 (120/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Venausini
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
10050
Dialing code0122
WebsiteOfficial website

Venaus is a comune (municipality) in Cenischia Valley (Metropolitan City of Turin) in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 50 km west of Turin, on the border with France.

Venaus borders the following municipalities: Bramans (France), Giaglione, Lanslebourg-Mont-Cenis (France), Mompantero, Moncenisio, and Novalesa.

Procession of the statue of the patron St. Blaise accompanied by a traditional spadonaro
One of the four traditional spadonari during "sword dance"

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  3. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.