T U R I N<br />f a h a d<br />
Fourth largest city in Italy<br />Population - 910,946 (approx., 2010)<br />Occupied by the Taurini Tribe<br />Industriali...
Geography<br />239 meters above sea level<br />Capital of Piedmont Region<br />Southern of the Alps<br />Lies between Rive...
Earliest man-known occupation by the Taurini Tribe, 200BC.<br />2200 years later the roman empire expand to the north.<br ...
1562 conquered by French<br />1798 conquered by Napoleon<br />1799 conquered by Austrians<br />1800 conquered by French<br...
VittorioAmedeoII (1666-1732)<br />15th Duke of Savoy<br />King of Sicily<br />1st King of Sardinia<br />Important politica...
Gianni Agnelli (1921-2003)<br />Grandson of Giovanni Agnelli<br />Greatest businessmen in the history of Italy<br />Carla ...
Famous Places<br />Royal Palace,<br />Madama Palace<br />Carignano Palace.<br />St. Johns Cathedral<br />Mole Antonelliana...
Anchovies in Green Sauce<br />TominoCheese<br />Agnolotti with Gravy<br />Bollito<br />FrittoMisto<br />BagnaCaoda<br />Ch...
Festivals<br />International Motor Show<br />Feast of San Giovanni (24th June)<br />Salone del Gusto (mid-October)<br />Ch...
Re f e r e n c e s<br />Italy History Guide: History of Turin Kwintessential, Available: http://www.kwintessential.co.uk/a...
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  1. 1. T U R I N<br />f a h a d<br />
  2. 2. Fourth largest city in Italy<br />Population - 910,946 (approx., 2010)<br />Occupied by the Taurini Tribe<br />Industrialized city<br />Famous for :<br />Car manufacturing<br />Textile manufacturing<br />Chocolates <br />Overview<br />
  3. 3. Geography<br />239 meters above sea level<br />Capital of Piedmont Region<br />Southern of the Alps<br />Lies between River Dura and River Po<br />
  4. 4. Earliest man-known occupation by the Taurini Tribe, 200BC.<br />2200 years later the roman empire expand to the north.<br />War happened between Roman empire and the Carthages (lead by Hannibal).<br />Destroyed town was rebuilt by Augustus Caesar.<br />Military camp: Augusta Taurinorum.<br />Hundred years of Roman settlement ended, invaded by the Heruli’s, Visigoth’s, Lombard’s & Frank’s. <br />Savoy Royal Family took over, 11th century.<br />Renaissance Period, 15th-17th century.<br />Brief History<br />
  5. 5. 1562 conquered by French<br />1798 conquered by Napoleon<br />1799 conquered by Austrians<br />1800 conquered by French<br />1814 returned to the Savoy Royal Family<br />1861 became the capital of the Kingdom of Italy<br />1864 capital was moved to Florence<br />1870 capital was moved to Rome<br />20th Century Benito Mussolini took over the power, Turin focused more on its industries<br />Brief History<br />
  6. 6. VittorioAmedeoII (1666-1732)<br />15th Duke of Savoy<br />King of Sicily<br />1st King of Sardinia<br />Important political and military figure<br />CamilloBensodi Cavour (1810-1861)<br />Genius behind the united state of Italy<br />Aristocratic family<br />Founder of the liberated newspaper, Il Risorgimento<br />Famous People<br />
  7. 7. Gianni Agnelli (1921-2003)<br />Grandson of Giovanni Agnelli<br />Greatest businessmen in the history of Italy<br />Carla Bruni(1967)<br />World’s top fashion model<br />Chuck<br />(500) Days of Summer<br />Luca Argentero (1978)<br />Eat Pray Love<br />Famous People<br />
  8. 8. Famous Places<br />Royal Palace,<br />Madama Palace<br />Carignano Palace.<br />St. Johns Cathedral<br />Mole Antonelliana<br />Piazza Castello<br />
  9. 9. Anchovies in Green Sauce<br />TominoCheese<br />Agnolotti with Gravy<br />Bollito<br />FrittoMisto<br />BagnaCaoda<br />Chocolates & Truffels<br />Gianduiotti<br />Bicerin<br />Ferrero<br />Caffarel<br />Baratti & Milano<br />Famous Food<br />
  10. 10. Festivals<br />International Motor Show<br />Feast of San Giovanni (24th June)<br />Salone del Gusto (mid-October)<br />Christmas Market<br />
  11. 11. Re f e r e n c e s<br />Italy History Guide: History of Turin Kwintessential, Available: http://www.kwintessential.co.uk/articles/article/Italy/Italy-History-Guide:-History-of-Turin/370 Last accessed: 19th February, 2011<br />Geography of Turin How Stuff Works, Available: http://geography.howstuffworks.com/europe/geography-of-turin.htm Last accessed: 19th February, 2011<br />The history of the city of Turin Visit Torino, Available: http://www.visitatorino.com/en/turin_history.htm Last accessed: 19th February, 2011<br />Goodson, D Turin History Life in Italy, Available: http://www.lifeinitaly.com/tourism/piedmont/turin-history.asp Last accessed 19th February, 2011 <br />Torino (Turin), Piemonte (Piedmont), Italy Italy Word Club, Available: http://www.italyworldclub.com/piemonte/torino/torino.htm Last accessed: 19th February, 2011<br />Parente, A Turin Italians R Us, Available: http://www.italiansrus.com/articles/turin/turin.htm Last accessed 19th February, 2011<br />Gill, N Hannibal About.com, Available: http://ancienthistory.about.com/od/hannibal/p/Hannibal.htm Last accessed 19th February, 2011<br />Massetti, E Piedmont Cuisine Turin - Torino Tango Italia, Available: http://www.tangoitalia.com/turismo/piemonte/torino_food.html Last accessed 20th February, 2011<br />Turin Landmarks and Turin Monuments World Guides, Available: http://www.turin.world-guides.com/turin_landmarks.html Last accessed: 20th February, 2011<br />Famous people from Turin Bumblehood, Available: http://www.bumblehood.com/article/1Aa-a19pQ9u2UGQbzsWV9w#section1 Last accessed: 20th February, 2011<br />Most Popular People Born In "Turin/ Italy" IMDb, Available: http://www.imdb.com/search/name?birth_place=Turin,%20Italy Last accessed: 20th February, 2011<br />Turin Events and Turin Festivals Turin Events, Festivals and Things to Do, Avaliable: http://www.turin.world-guides.com/turin_events.html Last accesed: 21st February, 2011<br />

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