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The Metropolitan City of Turin is a metropolitan city in the Piedmont region, Italy. Its capital is the city of Turin. It replaced the Province of Turin and comprises the city of Turin and 315 other municipalities . It was first created by the reform of local authorities (Law 142/1990) and then established by the Law 56/2014. It has been officially operative since 1 January 2015.
The Metropolitan City of Turin is headed by the metropolitan mayor and by the metropolitan council . Since 1 January 2015 Piero Fassino, as mayor of the capital city, has been the first mayor of the metropolitan city. It is the largest Metropolitan City of Italy and the one to border with foreigner states.