Verrone

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Verrone
Comune
Comune di Verrone
Castello verrone da nord.jpg
Coat of arms of Verrone
Coat of arms
Verrone is located in Italy
Verrone
Verrone
Location of Verrone in Italy
Coordinates: 45°30′N 8°7′E / 45.500°N 8.117°E / 45.500; 8.117
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Province Biella (BI)
Government
 • Mayor Cinzia Bossi
Area
 • Total 8.5 km2 (3.3 sq mi)
Elevation 277 m (909 ft)
Population (30 September 2009[1])
 • Total 1,219
 • Density 140/km2 (370/sq mi)
Demonym Verronesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 13030
Dialing code 015
Website Official website

Verrone is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Biella in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 60 kilometres (37 mi) northeast of Turin and about 8 kilometres (5 mi) southeast of Biella.

Verrone borders the following municipalities: Benna, Candelo, Cerrione, Gaglianico, Massazza, Salussola, Sandigliano. Sights include the medieval castle (a complex of structures once owned by the Vialardi Ghibelline family), and the parish church of St. Lawrence, built from the 6th to the 10th century.

References[edit]

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