Ghemme

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Ghemme
Comune
Comune di Ghemme
Ghemme ricetto2.jpg
Coat of arms of Ghemme
Coat of arms
Ghemme is located in Italy
Ghemme
Ghemme
Location of Ghemme in Italy
Coordinates: 45°36′N 8°25′E / 45.600°N 8.417°E / 45.600; 8.417Coordinates: 45°36′N 8°25′E / 45.600°N 8.417°E / 45.600; 8.417
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Province Novara (NO)
Frazioni Strona
Government
 • Mayor Alfredo Corazza
Area
 • Total 20.57 km2 (7.94 sq mi)
Elevation 241 m (791 ft)
Population (2007)
 • Total 3,668
 • Density 180/km2 (460/sq mi)
Demonym Ghemmesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 28074
Dialing code 0163
Patron saint Beata Panacea
Saint day first Friday of May
Website Official website

Ghemme is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Novara in the Italian region Piedmont, located on the river Sesia about 80 kilometres (50 mi) northeast of Turin and about 25 kilometres (16 mi) northwest of Novara.

It is the birthplace of architect Alessandro Antonelli. The main attraction is the castle (Castello-ricetto), built in the 11th to 15th centuries.

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