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Piemont
Copyright: Daniele
Type: Cylindrical
Resolution: 9324x1300
Hochgeladen: 01/01/2013
Aktualisiert: 05/01/2013
Angesehen: 42
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Sergio Bobbio
Castle and square of Moasca
Sergio Bobbio
Canelli, San Leonardo square
Oscar Sulima
Canelli Old Cellar
Contratto
Sergio Bobbio
Parish church of San Tommaso in Canelli
Oscar Sulima
Canelli - The underground cathedral
Sergio Bobbio
MU.S.A South Asti District Multimedia Museum (Museo Multimediale Sud Astigiano)
Sergio Bobbio
Canelli - The underground cathedral Bosca
Sergio Bobbio
Canelli - The underground cathedral of wine
Alice Bel Colle
Sergio Bobbio
Tower of "Contini" in Canelli
Sergio Bobbio
Monastero Bormida, main square
Pawel Rozenek
South Stack Lighthouse
Malinnikov Ruslan
Trebinje, Trebišnjica river in Bosnia and Herzegovina
Sebastian Bauer
Atatürk giant Monument under Construction on 26 November 2011 with Photographer
Veros Plakiotis
347 Rome Piazza San Pietro The Square Was Designed By Gian Lorenzo Bernini In 1667 Basilica Di San Pietro Entrance
Travel-Sphere.com
Sunset from Pre Rup (Prae Roup, Angkorian Temple) [Cambodia]
Travel-Sphere.com
The Old Market [Siem Reap, Cambodia]
Marcio Cabral
Sao Bento Waterfall Startrail Vortex
T. Emrich
Allianz Arena, Aerial View
Sebastian Bauer
Atatürk giant Monument under Construction on 30 November 2011
Brian Carey
Cape Spear and the Milky Way 360 by Brian Carey
Gorazd Bajt
Tolminka gorge - Devils bridge - under
Kengo Shimizu
Rokko Shidare Observatory
Daniele
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Daniele
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Daniele
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More About Piemont

The name Piedmont comes from medieval Latin Pedemontium, i. e. "ad pedem montium", meaning "at the foot of the mountains": Piedmont, whose capital is Turin, is surrounded on three sides by the Alps, including Monviso, where Po river rises, and Monte Rosa. It borders France, Switzerland and the Italian regions of Aosta Valley, Lombardy, Liguria and Emilia Romagna. Its history was linked for centuries to Savoy dynasty: since 1046 Piedmont was part of County of Savoy, raised to Duchy of Savoy in 1416, evolved in the eighteenth century into the Kingdom of Piedmont-Sardinia. The role of Piedmont for Italy's unification is comparable to the role of Prussia for Germany and his army was the engine of the unification process, ended with the creation of the Kingdom of Italy in 1861. The presence of Savoy in its territory bequeathed a large number of castles and residences. Lowland Piedmont is a fertile agricultural region, producing wheat, rice and maize and is one of the great winegrowing areas in Italy. The region contains major industrial centres: FIAT automobile plants in Turin, Ferrero's chocolate factories in Alba, tissue and silk manufactories in Biella, in Ivrea Olivetti was an important technology center, publishing in Turin and Novara.