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Turin
Torino
Comune
Città di Torino
A collage o Turin: in the tap left is the Mole Antonelliana, followed bi a view o the ceety unner the snaw, the Piazza Vittorio Veneto, the Ryal Palace o Turin an the Museo del Risorgimento (Palazzo Carignano)

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Turin is located in Italy
Turin
Turin
Location o Turin in Italy
Coordinates: 45°04′N 07°42′E / 45.067°N 7.700°E / 45.067; 7.700Coordinates: 45°04′N 07°42′E / 45.067°N 7.700°E / 45.067; 7.700
Kintra Italy
Region Piemont
Province Turin (TO)
Government
 • Mayor Piero Fassino (PD)
Area
 • Total 130.17 km2 (50.26 sq mi)
Elevation 239 m (784 ft)
Population (31 December 2012)[1]
 • Total 911,823
 • Density 7,000/km2 (18,000/sq mi)
Demonym Torinesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 10100, 10121-10156
Diallin code 011
Patron saunt John the Baptist
Saunt day 24 June
Website Offeecial wabsteid

Turin (Italian: Torino, pronoonced [toˈriːno] ( listen); Piedmontese: Turin, pronounced [tyˈɾiŋ]; Laitin: Augusta Taurinorum) is a ceety an major business an cultural centre in northren Italy, caipital o the Piemont region, locatit mainly on the left bank o the Po River, in front o Susa Glen an surroondit bi the wastren Alpine arch. The population o the ceety proper is 911,823 (December 2012) while the population o the urban aurie is estimatit bi Eurostat tae be 1.7 million indwallers. The Turin metropolitan aurie is estimatit bi the OECD tae hae a population o 2.2 million.[2]

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  1. ‘City’ population (i.e. that of the comune or municipality) from [www.demo.istat.it/bilmens2012gen/index.html], ISTAT.
  2. OECD. "Competitive Cities in the Global Economy". Archived from the original on 14 June 2007. Retrieved 30 April 2009.