Saluggia

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Saluggia
Comune
Comune di Saluggia
Coat of arms of Saluggia
Coat of arms
Saluggia is located in Italy
Saluggia
Saluggia
Location of Saluggia in Italy
Coordinates: 45°14′N 8°1′E / 45.233°N 8.017°E / 45.233; 8.017Coordinates: 45°14′N 8°1′E / 45.233°N 8.017°E / 45.233; 8.017
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Province Vercelli (VC)
Frazioni Sant'Antonino di Saluggia
Government
 • Mayor Marco Pasteris
Area
 • Total 31.7 km2 (12.2 sq mi)
Elevation 194 m (636 ft)
Population (Dec. 2004)[1]
 • Total 4,128
 • Density 130/km2 (340/sq mi)
Demonym Saluggesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 13040
Dialing code 0161
Patron saint St. Gratus
Saint day 6 September
Website Official website

Saluggia (Salugia in Piedmontese) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Vercelli in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 30 kilometres (19 mi) northeast of Turin and about 35 kilometres (22 mi) southwest of Vercelli, near the Dora Baltea river.

It is known in Italy and abroad for the production of beans and for having a storage site for nuclear wastes.

Twin towns[edit]

References[edit]

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

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