Candelo

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This article is about the municipality in Italy. For the town in New South Wales, Australia, see Candelo, New South Wales.
Candelo
Comune
Comune di Candelo
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Coat of arms of Candelo
Coat of arms
Candelo is located in Italy
Candelo
Candelo
Location of Candelo in Italy
Coordinates: 45°33′N 8°7′E / 45.550°N 8.117°E / 45.550; 8.117
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Province Biella (BI)
Government
 • Mayor Giovanni Chilà
Area
 • Total 15.1 km2 (5.8 sq mi)
Elevation 340 m (1,120 ft)
Population (30 September 2010)[1]
 • Total 8,060
 • Density 530/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
Demonym Candelesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 13878
Dialing code 015
Website Official website

Candelo is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Biella in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 60 kilometres (37 mi) northeast of Turin and about 4 kilometres (2 mi) southeast of Biella.

Candelo borders the following municipalities: Benna, Biella, Cossato, Gaglianico, Valdengo, Verrone, Vigliano Biellese.

Main sights[edit]

  • The Ricetto di Candelo, a fortified storehouse
  • Church of Santa Maria Maggiore (12th century)
  • Church of St. Lawrence, of medieval origins but remade in Baroquestyle in the 18th century
  • Ysangarda, a medieval archaeological site in the Baragge natural area.

References[edit]

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

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