The residential municipality of Nichelino is located near the Palazzina di Caccia di Stupinigi, a monumental building of predominantly rococo style built by the Savoy dynasty at the beginning of the 18th century. Designed by Filippo Juvarra, the residence is full of apartments furnished with frescoes, stuccos and gilded elements.
It was June 22nd of 1694, when Vittorio Amedeo II granted Niccolò Manfredo Occelli the Royal Patent for the establishment of the "Feud of Nichelino"
Nichelino belongs to the province of Turin, it is 11 kilometers from Turin, the capital of the province. Nichelino has 47,791 inhabitants (Nichelinesi) and has an area of 20.6 square kilometers for a population density of 2,319.95 inhabitants per square kilometer. It is 229 meters above sea level.