|Comune di Bee|
Madonna della Neve at Pian Nava
|Province / Metropolitan city||Province of Verbano-Cusio-Ossola (VB)|
|Frazioni||Albagnano, Pian Nava|
|• Mayor||Luigi Airoldi
|• Total||3.3 km2 (1.3 sq mi)|
|Elevation||591 m (1,939 ft)|
|Population (Dec. 2004)|
|• Density||210/km2 (550/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|Patron saint||Santa Croce|
|Saint day||14 September|
Bee (in Piemontese Bé) is a commune of 623 inhabitants in the Province of Verbano-Cusio-Ossola in the Italian region Piedmont. It is situated above the western shore of Lago Maggiore and is about 120 kilometres (75 mi) northeast of Turin and about 5 kilometres (3 mi) northeast of Verbania.
The commune extends over an area of about 3.3 square kilometres (1.3 sq mi) and includes two small frazione: Pian Nava lies above the principal settlement, while Albagnano is on the opposite side of the valley. There is also the residential village of Montelago.
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- For demographics and other statistics see Italian statistical institute Istat.