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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.
Comune di Candelo
Coat of arms of Candelo
Coat of arms
Candelo is located in Italy
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)
 • Mayor Giovanni Chilà
 • 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.


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

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