Ceres, Piedmont

Ceres ( Piedmontese Céres, Franco-Provençal Seress, French Cérès ) is a municipality with 1052 inhabitants ( 31 December 2012) in the Italian province of Turin (TO ), Region Piedmont. The municipality is the capital of Mountain Municipalities Association Comunità montana Valli di Lanzo, Ceronda e Casternone.

The neighboring municipalities are Groscavallo, Chialamberto, Cantoira, Monastero di Lanzo, Ala di Stura, Mezzenile and Pessinetto. The place is under the patronage of the Assumption.


The municipality covers an area of ​​27 km ².

In Ceres is the terminus of the railway line Turin - Ceres. On the provincial road SP! it is some 43 km to the south-east location Turin.