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Turin (pop. 952,700), city in northwestern Italy. It is a major industrial center, with automobile (Fiat, Lancia), machinery, chemical and electrical industries. It was the capital of the kingdom of Sardinia (1720–1861) and the first capital of united Italy (1861–64).

See also: Italy.

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