Luserna San Giovanni


Luserna San Giovanni (Occitan: Luzerna e San Jan, Piedmontese: Luserna e San Gioann, French: Lucerne Saint-Jean) is a comune (municipality) in the Metropolitan City of Turin in the Italian region Piedmont, located in the Val Pellice about 45 kilometres (28 mi) southwest of Turin.

Luserna San Giovanni
Comune di Luserna San Giovanni
Coat of arms
Location of Luserna San Giovanni
Luserna San Giovanni
Location of Luserna San Giovanni in Italy
Luserna San Giovanni
Luserna San Giovanni (Piedmont)
Coordinates: 44°49′N 7°15′E
CountryItaly
RegionPiedmont
Metropolitan cityTurin (TO)
FrazioniAirali, Luserna, San Giovanni, Baussan, Boer, Jallà, Pecoul, Ricoun, Saret
Government
  MayorDuillio Canale
Area
  Total17.74 km2 (6.85 sq mi)
Population
 (30 September 2017)[2]
  Total7,252
  Density410/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Lusernesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
10062
Dialing code0121
WebsiteOfficial website
Church in San Giovanni.

Luserna San Giovanni borders the following municipalities: Angrogna, Bricherasio, Torre Pellice, Bibiana, Lusernetta, Rorà, and Bagnolo Piemonte.

History


Until a merger in 1872, San Giovanni and Luserna were separate villages.[3] Caffarel, an Italian chocolate conglomerate, was founded in the area in 1826.[4]

Twin towns — sister cities


Luserna San Giovanni is twinned with:

References


  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. "Luserna San Giovanni Notary Records". www.waldensian.info. Retrieved 2017-11-22.
  4. "CAFFAREL | About the Lindt & Sprüngli Group | Lindt & Sprüngli". www.lindt-spruengli.com. Retrieved 2017-11-22.