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Template:Infobox Italian comune Orbassano is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Turin in the Italian region Piedmont, located about Script error: No such module "convert". southwest of Turin. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 21,667 and an area of Script error: No such module "convert"..

The most famous local is Sonia Gandhi, who was raised here, although she was actually born in Lusiana, near Vicenza.

Orbassano borders the following municipalities: Turin, Rivoli, Rivalta di Torino, Beinasco, Nichelino, Volvera, Candiolo, None.


The known origins of the city date back to the Roman conquest of Cisalpine Gaul, evidenced by two Imperial era tombstones found here in the second half of the nineteenth century.

By the end of the first millennium, Orbassano was among the lands of the Margrave of Susa, but in 1029 it found itself sold by Manfredi to the new Abbey of San Giusto in Susa. Shortly thereafter, in 1035, some of the land came into the possession of the Diocese of Turin. In the twelfth century Orbassano came under the control of its northern neighbours the Lords of Rivalta, the Orsini family.

Demographic evolution

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Twin towns - sister cities

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