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