Paruzzaro

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Paruzzaro
Comune
Comune di Paruzzaro
Bell tower of San Marcello.
Bell tower of San Marcello.
Coat of arms of Paruzzaro
Coat of arms
Paruzzaro is located in Italy
Paruzzaro
Paruzzaro
Location of Paruzzaro in Italy
Coordinates: 45°44′N 8°31′E / 45.733°N 8.517°E / 45.733; 8.517
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Province Novara (NO)
Government
 • Mayor Mauro Julita
Area
 • Total 5.4 km2 (2.1 sq mi)
Elevation 334 m (1,096 ft)
Population (31 July 2010[1])
 • Total 2,021
 • Density 370/km2 (970/sq mi)
Demonym Paruzzaresi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 28040
Dialing code 0322
Detail of the Last Judgement fresco in the church of San Marcello, attributed to Sperindio Cagnola.

Paruzzaro is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Novara in the Italian region of Piedmont, located about 100 km northeast of Turin and about 30 km north of Novara.

Paruzzaro borders the following municipalities: Arona, Gattico, Invorio, and Oleggio Castello. The municipal territory is home to the Romanesque church of San Marcello (late 10th-early 11th centuries). There is a fresco cycle by 15th-16th century local artists in the church.

References[edit]

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