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The PROVINCE OF TURIN (Italian : Provincia di Torino; Piedmontese : Provincia ëd Turin; French : Province de Turin) was a province in the Piedmont
Piedmont
region of Italy
Italy
. Its capital is the city of Turin
Turin
. The province existed until 31 December 2014, when it was replaced by the Metropolitan City of Turin
Turin
.

It has an area of 6,830 km2 (2,640 sq mi), and a total population of 2,306,676 (30 June 2011). There are 315 comuni in the province – the most of any province in Italy. The second highest comunis are in the Province of Cuneo which has 250. Torino, the regional capital of the province was the first Italian national capital in 1861. The most important export items from Turin
Turin
are cars, machinery, metal and metal products. The province has commercial relations with Germany, France, Poland, Spain, United Kingdom, Romania and Czech Republic. A large quantity of import and export is carried with these nations. Service is the most important economic sector accounting to 66% of the Gross Domestic Product. The other two important sectors are Industry (32%) and agriculture(2%). To promote entrepreneurship the provincial body has started- Start your own business (Italian : Mettersi in Proprio), an advice service to help aspiring entrepreneurs who have new business ideas. Roadmap of the province of Turin. Western part of the province, satellite map

SEE ALSO

* Italy
Italy
portal

* Shroud of Turin
Turin
* House of Savoy * Italian language * Piedmontese language
Piedmontese language
* Provinces of Italy * Franco-Provençal language
Franco-Provençal language
* Sacro Monte di Belmonte * Residences of the Royal House of Savoy * Parco Nazionale del Gran Paradiso

REFERENCES

* ^ "ISTAT - Superficie dei comuni, province e regioni al Censimento 2011". ISTAT (in Italian). Retrieved 14 September 2014. * ^ "Dato ISTAT al 31 dicembre 2013". ISTAT (in Italian). Retrieved 14 September 2014. * ^ "Comunis in Turin" (in Italian). Retrieved 14 September 2014. * ^ A B C "Province of Turin". Energeia. Retrieved 14 September 2014.