Torino (Turin on Piedmontese) is a city in northwestern Italy with 963,000 inhabitants (2011). It is Italy's fourth largest city and an important industrial center. Among other things, hears car manufacturer Fiat (Fabbrica Italiana Automobili Torino) home town.
The city is the administrative center for the region of Piedmont. It is also a Catholic archdiocese. In the Catholic cathedral kept the so-called Shroud of Turin.
The name Torino comes from Tau, a Celtic word meaning mountain. The Italian name Torino means "little bull", and it is reflected in the coat of arms image of a gold bull.
Asti province is a province in the Piedmont region of northern Italy. Asti is the provincial capital. There were 208,339 inhabitants in the 2001 census.
Here lies the Monferrato wine region which is on UNESCO's World Heritage List and towns Canelli and Nizza Monferrato is also here.
Province of Cuneo is a province in the Piedmont region of northern Italy. Cuneo is the provincial capital. There were 556,330 inhabitants in the 2001 census.
Town Alba is located in this province and districts Barolo, Barbaresco and the Langhe are just here.
Province Alessandria is a province in the Piedmont region of northern Italy. Alessandria is the provincial capital. There were 418,231 inhabitants in the 2001 census.
Novara is a city in Piedmont in northwestern Italy. It is located just west of Milan, and is the headquarters of the province of Novara. In 2004 there were 101,921 inhabitants in Novara.
Other provinces in Piedmont: