Settimo Vittone

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Settimo Vittone
Comune
Comune di Settimo Vittone
Panorama
Panorama
Country Italy
Region Piemont
Province / Metropolitan ceety Turin (TO)
Frazioni Cesnola, Montestrutto, Torredaniele
Govrenment
 • Mayor Sabrina Noro
Area
 • Total 23.2 km2 (9.0 sq mi)
Elevation 280 m (920 ft)
Population (31 December 2010[1])
 • Tot 1,576
 • Density 68/km2 (180/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Settimesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 10010
Dialin code 0125
Patron saint St. Andrew
Saint day 30 Novembre

Settimo Vittone is a comune (municipality) in the province o Turin, Piemont, northren Italy. It is locatit aboot 50 kilometres (31 mi) north o Turin, in the Canavese tradeetional region.

Main sichts[eedit | eedit soorce]

The pieve o St. Lawrence.
Madonna an Bairn fresco (detail) in the apse o St. Lawrence pleban kirk.

The main attraction are the pieve (pleban church) an the baptistery o St. Lawrenece, maist likely datin tae the late 9t century. It is ane o the main examples o pre-Romanesque airchitectur in Piemont. Insteid in Romanesque are the bell touer an the rectangular apse. It is hame tae numerous frescoes, datin frae the mid-11t tae the late 15t centuries.

The Colma di Mombarone muntain is locatit nearbi.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute ISTAT.