Piode

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Piode
Comune
Comune di Piode
Panorama from alpe Meggiana
Panorama from alpe Meggiana
Coat of arms of Piode
Coat of arms
Piode is located in Italy
Piode
Piode
Location of Piode in Italy
Coordinates: 45°46′N 8°3′E / 45.767°N 8.050°E / 45.767; 8.050Coordinates: 45°46′N 8°3′E / 45.767°N 8.050°E / 45.767; 8.050
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Province Vercelli (VC)
Area
 • Total 13.6 km2 (5.3 sq mi)
Population (Dec. 2004)[1]
 • Total 205
 • Density 15/km2 (39/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 13020
Dialing code 0163

Piode (Piedmontese: Piòvi) is a comune (municipality) and village of Valsesia in the Province of Vercelli in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 80 kilometres (50 mi) northeast of Turin and about 60 kilometres (37 mi) northwest of Vercelli.

The name "Piode" refers to the many local quarries for the extraction of the stone slabs known as piodi, which are traditionally used to clad the roofs of Alpine houses and baite.

Piode borders the following municipalities: Campertogno, Pettinengo, Pila, Rassa, and Scopello.

Demographic evolution[edit]

Notes[edit]

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

References[edit]

  • Piode from www.valsesia.it