|Comune di Santhià|
Castle of Vettignè
|• Mayor||Angelo Cappuccio (Impegno per Santhià)|
|• Total||53.3 km2 (20.6 sq mi)|
|Elevation||183 m (600 ft)|
|Population (31 July 2011)|
|• Density||170/km2 (430/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|Patron saint||St. Agatha|
|Saint day||February 5|
Santhià (Piedmontese: Santhià or Sant'Àgata) is a comune (municipality) in the province of Vercelli in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 50 km northeast of Turin and about 20 km northwest of Vercelli.
Santhià is well known for its historic carnival named the Carnevale Storico di Santhià since the 14th century. The medieval castle of Vettignè is located within the communal territory. It was built, perhaps over a pre-existing structure, in the 15th century.
- Castle of Vettigné, built starting from the 15th century
- Romanesque-Neoclassic collegiate church of Sant'Agata, built from the 11th century. It includes a 12th-century Romanesque crypt
- All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
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