Luserna San Giovanni

Luserna San Giovanni ( Piedmontese Luserna e San Gioann, Occitan Luzerna e San JAN) is a municipality with 7537 inhabitants ( 31 December 2012) in the Italian province of Turin (TO ), Region Piedmont, directly east of Torre Pellice.

Luserna San Giovanni is a member of the mountain commune Comunità Montana Pellice. It lies at the Pellice the central region of Val Pellice and consists of the districts Airali, Luserna and San Giovanni. The municipality covers an area of 17 km ².

The place is under the patronage of the Sacred Heart.

Its neighboring municipalities are Angrogna, Bricherasio, Torre Pellice ( capital of the valley ), Bibiana, Lusernetta, Rorà and Bagnolo Piemonte.

Sons and daughters

In Luserna San Giovanni, the director Fernando Cerchio (1914-1974) was born.

Community partnerships

Consist community partnerships with the cities Prievidza in Slovakia, Savines -le- Lac, France and Valdense Colonia in Uruguay.