Settimo Vittone

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Settimo Vittone
Comune di Settimo Vittone
Settimo Vittone is located in Italy
Settimo Vittone
Settimo Vittone
Location o Settimo Vittone in Italy
Coordinates: 45°33′N 7°50′E / 45.550°N 7.833°E / 45.550; 7.833
ProvinceTurin (TO)
FrazioniCesnola, Montestrutto, Torredaniele
 • MayorSabrina Noro
 • Total23.2 km2 (9.0 sq mi)
280 m (920 ft)
 (31 December 2010[1])
 • Total1,576
 • Density68/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
Dialin code0125
Patron sauntSt. Andrew
Saunt day30 Novembre

Settimo Vittone is a comune (municipality) in the province o Turin, Piemont, northren Italy. It is locatit aboot 50 kilometre (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.