Mongrando

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Mongrando
Comune
Comune di Mongrando
The Castelliere of Mongrando.
The Castelliere of Mongrando.
Coat of arms of Mongrando
Coat of arms
Mongrando is located in Italy
Mongrando
Mongrando
Location of Mongrando in Italy
Coordinates: 45°31′N 8°0′E / 45.517°N 8.000°E / 45.517; 8.000
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Province Biella (BI)
Frazioni Aral Grande, Borgo-San Lorenzo, Ceresane, Ceresane-Curanuova, Curanuova, Granero, Graziano-Ruta, La Tana, Le Vignazze, Maghetto, Minazia, San Michele, Toso
Government
 • Mayor Gino Fussotto
Area
 • Total 16.7 km2 (6.4 sq mi)
Elevation 355 m (1,165 ft)
Population (31 December 2010)[1]
 • Total 4,009
 • Density 240/km2 (620/sq mi)
Demonym Mongrandesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 13888
Dialing code 015
Patron saint Madonna del Carmine
Website Official website

Mongrando 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 8 kilometres (5 mi) southwest of Biella.

Mongrando borders the following municipalities: Borriana, Camburzano, Donato, Graglia, Netro, Occhieppo Inferiore, Ponderano, Sala Biellese, Zubiena. The communal territory is crossed by the Elvo torrent.

Italian-Brazilian filmmaker Vittorio Capellaro was born in Mongrando in 1877.

References[edit]

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