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Andezeno

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Country  Italy
Elevation  306 m (1,004 ft)
Time zone  CET (UTC+1)
Area  7.5 km²
Local time  Thursday 7:48 AM
Region  Piedmont
Province / Metropolitan city  Turin (TO)
Demonym(s)  Andezenesi
Dialing code  011
Province  Province of Turin
Postal code  10020
Dialling code  011
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Weather  5°C, Wind NE at 8 km/h, 71% Humidity

Andezeno is a comune (municipality) in the Metropolitan City of Turin in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 14 kilometres (9 mi) southeast of Turin.

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Map of 10020 Andezeno Metropolitan City of Turin, Italy

Andezeno borders the following municipalities: Marentino, Montaldo Torinese, Chieri, and Arignano.

Etymology

According to Italian philologist and linguist Dante Olivieri, the name Andezeno originates from the Gallo-Latin word Andicus, which is said to be derived from the names of two villages, Andico and Andicello.

Economy

Andezeno was predominantly an agricultural community until the 1960s when the area surrounding the city of Turin underwent major industrialisation. Today, it mostly home to small businesses and enterprises.

Notable Natives

  • Piero Gobetti (1901–1926), intellectual and journalist – parents were from Andezeno and he lived there at his family home are various times of his life
  • Claudio Marchisio (b. 1986), footballer for Juventus and the Italian national team – born in the city of Turin and raised in Andezeno, where his parents still live.
  • References

    Andezeno Wikipedia


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