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Ingria, Province of Torino, Piedmont

Ingria is the first of the municipalities of Valle Soana entering the Orco Valley (the other towns being Ronco Canavese and Valprato Soana) and is part of the Comunità Montana Valli Orco and Soana.

Info

  • Altitude: 827 m a.s.l
  • Population: about 50 inhabitants
  • Zip/postal code: 10080
  • Dialing Area Code: +39 0124
  • Patron Saint: St Giacomo, celebrated on 25th July
  • Frazioni & Localities: Albaretto, Albera, Arcavut, Bech, Beirasso, Belvedere, Bettassa, Borgognone, Camprovardo, Cavagnole, Ciuccia, Fenoglia, Ghiaire, Mombianco, Monteu, Querio, Reverso, Rivoira, Salsa, Villanuova, Viretto.

History

Since the early 20th century, when it had a population of almost 2,000 inhabitants, the village has suffered a massive depopulation losing over 30 times its residents, and among the more than 8,000 Italian municipalities only Carrega Ligure, near Alexandria, suffered a higher depopulation.

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