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Nomaglio, Province of Torino, Piedmont, Italy

Province of Torino
A mainly agricultural center in the Canavese, it is situated in a panoramic position on the slopes of the Serra di Ivrea, a moraine hill overlooking the valley of the Dora Baltea.
The territory is rich in chestnut, whose cultivation is a major economic resource. Beside the chestnut woods, there are pastures and orchards. From the Nomaglio Chestnut and its flour, ground in a local old mill, exquisite cakes are made, as the spugnole, canestrelli and "Nomajòt" chocolates with chestnuts inside.

Info

  • Population: about 300 inhabitants
  • Zip/postal code: 10010
  • Phone Area Code: 0125
  • Patron Saint: St. Bartolomeo, celebrated on 24th August

History

Nomaglio was the seat of the old lords of Settimo Vittone, who ruled also many surrounding places. Their main branch was the Giampietro of Settimo counts, who ruled over Settimo Vittone, Cesnola, Montestrutto, Quincinetto, Tavagnasco and Nomaglio. The family passed in the eighteenth century into the Mola di Beinasco, originary of Carignano, descendants of James Mola, Lord of Carmagnola (XII century), who later took the name of Mola di Nomaglio.

Provinces of Piedmont