Colleretto Giacosa

Colleretto Giacosa is a comune (municipality) in the Metropolitan City of Turin in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 40 kilometres (25 mi) north of Turin.

Colleretto Giacosa
Comune di Colleretto Giacosa
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Location of Colleretto Giacosa
Colleretto Giacosa is located in Italy
Colleretto Giacosa
Colleretto Giacosa
Location of Colleretto Giacosa in Italy
Colleretto Giacosa is located in Piedmont
Colleretto Giacosa
Colleretto Giacosa
Colleretto Giacosa (Piedmont)
Coordinates: 45°26′N 7°47′E / 45.433°N 7.783°E / 45.433; 7.783
CountryItaly
RegionPiedmont
Metropolitan cityTurin (TO)
FrazioniCampana
Government
 • MayorErnesto Marco
Area
 • Total4.59 km2 (1.77 sq mi)
Elevation
280 m (920 ft)
Population
 (31 August 2021)[2]
 • Total586
 • Density130/km2 (330/sq mi)
DemonymCollerettese(i)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
10010
Dialing code0125
Patron saintSan Felice
Saint dayThird sunday of October

Colleretto Giacosa borders the following municipalities: Samone, Loranzè, Pavone Canavese, Parella, and San Martino Canavese.

The poet, playwright and librettist Giuseppe Giacosa (1847 – 1906) was born in the then Colleretto Parella, the town changed its name after him.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Italian National Institute of Statistics. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.