Bee, Piedmont

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Comune di Bee
Madonna della Neve at Pian Nava
Madonna della Neve at Pian Nava
Bee is located in Italy
Location of Bee in Italy
Coordinates: 45°58′N 8°35′E / 45.967°N 8.583°E / 45.967; 8.583Coordinates: 45°58′N 8°35′E / 45.967°N 8.583°E / 45.967; 8.583
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Province / Metropolitan city Province of Verbano-Cusio-Ossola (VB)
Frazioni Albagnano, Pian Nava
 • Mayor Luigi Airoldi
 (elected 2004-06-13)
 • Total 3.3 km2 (1.3 sq mi)
Elevation 591 m (1,939 ft)
Population (Dec. 2004)
 • Total 700
 • Density 210/km2 (550/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Beesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 28813
Dialing code 0323
Patron saint Santa Croce
Saint day 14 September

Bee (in Piemontese ) is a commune of 623 inhabitants[1] 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.

Bee borders the following municipalities: Arizzano, Ghiffa, Premeno, Vignone.

Demographic evolution[edit]


  1. ^ For demographics and other statistics see Italian statistical institute Istat.

External links[edit]

  • Media related to Bee (VB) at Wikimedia Commons