Antrona Schieranco

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Antrona Schieranco
Comune
Comune di Antrona Schieranco
Church of St. Lawrence (right) and the Town Hall (left)
Church of St. Lawrence (right) and the Town Hall (left)
Antrona Schieranco is located in Italy
Antrona Schieranco
Antrona Schieranco
Location of Antrona Schieranco in Italy
Coordinates: 46°4′N 8°7′E / 46.067°N 8.117°E / 46.067; 8.117
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Province Verbano-Cusio-Ossola (VB)
Frazioni Cheggio, Locasca, Madonna, Rovesca
Government
 • Mayor Claudio Simona
Area
 • Total 100.7 km2 (38.9 sq mi)
Elevation 902 m (2,959 ft)
Population (Dec. 2004[1])
 • Total 529
 • Density 5.3/km2 (14/sq mi)
Demonym Antronesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 28841
Dialing code 0324
Website Official website

Antrona Schieranco is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Verbano-Cusio-Ossola in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 120 kilometres (75 mi) northeast of Turin and about 35 kilometres (22 mi) northwest of Verbania, in a branch of the Val d'Ossola, on the border with Switzerland.

Antrona Schieranco borders the following municipalities: Bognanco, Calasca-Castiglione, Ceppo Morelli, Montescheno, Saas Almagell (Switzerland), Vanzone con San Carlo, Viganella, Zwischbergen (Switzerland). Until 1946, it was a center for silver and gold mining.

The Portjengrat (Italian: Pizzo d'Andolla) is located nearby.

References[edit]

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