Turin, Italy - May 19-20, 2007
capital of the Piemonte region, located mainly on the left bank of the Po river surrounded by the Alpine arch.
It was the capital of the Duchy of Savoy from 1563, then of the Kingdom of Sardinia
ruled by the Royal House of Savoy and finally the first capital of a unified Italy.
It is often referred to as "the Capital of the Alps", "Automobile Capital" and "the Subalpine Capital".