Province of Vercelli
Rice farms in the province of Vercelli
Coat of arms
Map highlighting the location of the province of Vercelli in Italy
Carlo Riva Vercellotti
2 (806 sq mi)
(30 June 2011)
2 (220/sq mi)
CET ( UTC+1)
• Summer ( DST)
CEST ( UTC+2)
13010-13012, 13015, 13017-13028,
13030-13041, 13043-13049, 13060, 13100
015, 0161, 0163
Vercelli (Italian: ) is a Provincia di Vercelli province in the Piedmont region of northern Italy. Its capital is Vercelli.
As of 2011
communes in the province (source: Italian institute of statistics Istat, see this link). Is famous for the cultivation of Rice.
, it has an area of 2,088 square kilometres (806 sq mi) and a total population of 179,232. There are 86
Principal communes by population [ edit ]
Main sights [ edit ]
In 2003, the
Sacred Mountain of Varallo was inserted by UNESCO in the World Heritage List.
Other historical sights include the
Basilica of Sant'Andrea in Vercelli. There are also numerous natural sights in the Valsesia area.
External links [ edit ]
Coordinates: 45°19′N 8°25′E / 45.317°N 8.417°E