Turin is one of the most important industrial cities in Italy and is situated in the northwestern part of the country. This is where Fiat's main factory and headoffices are located. Three big rivers flow through the city, Po and two of its tributaries. Turin has three universities, as well as many monuments and museums to visit. This is where the Shroud of Turin is kept, said to be line cloth Jesus wore when he was buried, revealing his facial image. Turin hosted the winter Olympics in 2006. Five big motorways go via Turin and it's also an imbortant railway junction. Turin changes its appearance in the evening when the streets are crowded with people walking to and from wine bars, restaurants and clubs. Something you can't miss in Turin is to taste the locally produced chocolate.
Inhabitants:965000 Area:130 square kilometres Area code:011