San Pietro Mosezzo

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San Pietro Mosezzo
Comune
Comune di San Pietro Mosezzo
Parish church.
Parish church.
Coat of arms of San Pietro Mosezzo
Coat of arms
San Pietro Mosezzo is located in Italy
San Pietro Mosezzo
San Pietro Mosezzo
Location of San Pietro Mosezzo in Italy
Coordinates: 45°27′N 8°33′E / 45.450°N 8.550°E / 45.450; 8.550
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Province Novara (NO)
Frazioni Cesto, Mosezzo, Nibbia, San Pietro
Government
 • Mayor Mauro Degregori
Area
 • Total 34.83 km2 (13.45 sq mi)
Elevation 155 m (509 ft)
Population (31 December 2010)[1]
 • Total 1,992
 • Density 57/km2 (150/sq mi)
Demonym Sanpietrini
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 28060
Dialing code 0321
Patron saint Sts. Peter and Paul
Saint day June 29
Website www.comune.sanpietromosezzo.no.it

San Pietro Mosezzo is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Novara in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 80 kilometres (50 miles) northeast of Turin and about 5 kilometres (3 miles) west of Novara.

San Pietro Mosezzo is divided in 4 frazioni (wards) — San Pietro (chef-lieu), Cesto, Mosezzo and Nibbia — and 3 hamlets — Cascinazza, San Stefano and Torre San Pietrina (San Pietro Mosezzo's industrial park). The Canale Cavour flows across the town.

San Pietro Mosezzo borders the following municipalities: Biandrate, Briona, Caltignaga, Casaleggio Novara, Casalino, Novara, and Vicolungo.

Main sights[edit]

  • Parish church of Saint Peter (16th century)
  • Parish church of Saints Vito and Modesto (12th century)
  • Parish church of Saints Quirico and Judith, at Cesto
  • Parish church of Saint Lawrence (11th century), at Nibbia
  • Farmstead Motta, whose existence is proven by a sale bill of August 2, 1380 between Gian Galeazzo Visconti and Antonio Pozzo which transferred the property of the lands of Vinzaglio

References[edit]

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