Galliate

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Galliate
Comune
Comune di Galliate
View of Galliate with the castle.
View of Galliate with the castle.
Coat of arms of Galliate
Coat of arms
Galliate is located in Italy
Galliate
Galliate
Location of Galliate in Italy
Coordinates: 45°29′N 8°42′E / 45.483°N 8.700°E / 45.483; 8.700
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Province Novara (NO)
Government
 • Mayor Davide Ferrari
Area
 • Total 29.5 km2 (11.4 sq mi)
Elevation 54 m (177 ft)
Population (31 July 2009[1])
 • Total 15,124
 • Density 510/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Demonym Galliatesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 28066
Dialing code 0321
Website Official website

Galliate is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Novara in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 90 kilometres (56 mi) northeast of Turin and about 7 kilometres (4 mi) northeast of Novara.

Galliate borders the following municipalities: Cameri, Novara, Romentino, and Turbigo. It is home to a late-15th-century castle built under the Sforza family of Milan, and to the 16th-century sanctuary of Varallino, designed by Pellegrino Tibaldi.

The commune's territory is included in the Ticino River Natural Park.

Notable Galliatesi[edit]

References[edit]

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

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