Comune di Venaus

Location of Venaus in Italy

Coordinates: 45°9′N 7°1′E / 45.150°N 7.017°E / 45.150; 7.017
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Province / Metropolitan city Turin (TO)
Frazioni Bar Cenisio, Molaretto
  Mayor Nilo Durbiano
  Total 19.8 km2 (7.6 sq mi)
Elevation 604 m (1,982 ft)
Population (30 September 2011)[1]
  Total 962
  Density 49/km2 (130/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Venausini
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 10050
Dialing code 0122
Website Official website

Venaus is a comune (municipality) in Susa Valley (Province of Turin) in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 50 km west of Turin, on the border with France.

Venaus borders the following municipalities: Bramans (France), Giaglione, Lanslebourg-Mont-Cenis (France), Mompantero, Moncenisio, and Novalesa.

Procession of the statue of the patron St. Blaise accompanied by traditional man with broadsword
One of four traditional man with broadsword during "sword dance"


  1. All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.

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