Sostegno

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Sostegno
Comune
Comune di Sostegno
Coat of arms of Sostegno
Coat of arms
Sostegno is located in Italy
Sostegno
Sostegno
Location of Sostegno in Italy
Coordinates: 45°39′N 8°16′E / 45.650°N 8.267°E / 45.650; 8.267
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Province Biella (BI)
Frazioni Casa del Bosco, Asei
Government
 • Mayor Danila Vigna
Area
 • Total 18.1 km2 (7.0 sq mi)
Elevation 378 m (1,240 ft)
Population (31 December 2010)[1]
 • Total 761
 • Density 42/km2 (110/sq mi)
Demonym Sostegnèsi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 13868
Dialing code 015

Sostegno is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Biella in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 80 kilometres (50 mi) northeast of Turin and about 20 kilometres (12 mi) northeast of Biella.

Sostegno borders the following municipalities: Crevacuore, Curino, Lozzolo, Roasio, Serravalle Sesia, Villa del Bosco. Economy is based on the production of apples and wine.

References[edit]

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