Cavaglià

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This article is about the comune in Biella. For the town in Val Poschiavo, see Cavaglia.
Cavaglià
Comune
Comune di Cavaglià
Cavaglia veduta.jpg
Coat of arms of Cavaglià
Coat of arms
Cavaglià is located in Italy
Cavaglià
Cavaglià
Location of Cavaglià in Italy
Coordinates: 45°24′N 8°5′E / 45.400°N 8.083°E / 45.400; 8.083
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Province Biella (BI)
Government
 • Mayor Giancarlo Borsoi
Area
 • Total 25.5 km2 (9.8 sq mi)
Elevation 271 m (889 ft)
Population (31 December 2010)[1]
 • Total 3,623
 • Density 140/km2 (370/sq mi)
Demonym Cavagliesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 13881
Dialing code 0161
Patron saint St. Michael Archangel
Website Official website

Cavaglià is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Biella in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 50 kilometres (31 mi) northeast of Turin and about 20 kilometres (12 mi) south of Biella.

Cavaglià borders the following municipalities: Alice Castello, Carisio, Dorzano, Roppolo, Salussola, Santhià. Sights include a castle, the Baroque church of St. Michael Archangel, the neo-Renaissance church of Santa Maria di Babilone, and an archaeological site with menhirs from as early as the Iron Age.

Twin towns — Sister cities[edit]

Cavaglià is twinned with:

References[edit]

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

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