Borgo Vercelli

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Borgo Vercelli
Comune
Comune di Borgo Vercelli
Coat of arms of Borgo Vercelli
Coat of arms
Borgo Vercelli is located in Italy
Borgo Vercelli
Borgo Vercelli
Location of Borgo Vercelli in Italy
Coordinates: 45°22′N 8°28′E / 45.367°N 8.467°E / 45.367; 8.467
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Province Vercelli (VC)
Government
 • Mayor Francesco Filice
Area
 • Total 19.4 km2 (7.5 sq mi)
Elevation 126 m (413 ft)
Population (Dec. 2004[1])
 • Total 2,173
 • Density 110/km2 (290/sq mi)
Demonym Borgovercellesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 13012
Dialing code 0161
Website Official website

Borgo Vercelli is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Vercelli in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 70 kilometres (43 mi) northeast of Turin and about 7 kilometres (4 mi) northeast of Vercelli.

Borgo Vercelli borders the following municipalities: Casalino, Casalvolone, Vercelli, Villata, and Vinzaglio.

The battle of Vercellae is traditionally deemed to have occurred here in 101 BC. The economy is based on the production of rice.

References[edit]

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

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