Belgirate

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Belgirate
Comune
Comune di Belgirate
Belgirate panorama.jpg
Coat of arms of Belgirate
Coat of arms
Belgirate is located in Italy
Belgirate
Belgirate
Location of Belgirate in Italy
Coordinates: 45°50′N 8°34′E / 45.833°N 8.567°E / 45.833; 8.567
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Province Verbano-Cusio-Ossola (VB)
Frazioni Carcioni
Government
 • Mayor Giorgio Pollini
Area
 • Total 8.4 km2 (3.2 sq mi)
Elevation 199 m (653 ft)
Population (30 September 2008[1])
 • Total 542
 • Density 65/km2 (170/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Belgiratesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 28832
Dialing code 0322
Patron saint Purification of the Holy Virgin

Belgirate is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Verbano-Cusio-Ossola in the Italian region of Piedmont, located about 110 kilometres (68 mi) northeast of Turin and about 11 kilometres (7 mi) south of Verbania.

Belgirate borders the following municipalities: Besozzo, Brebbia, Ispra, Leggiuno, Lesa, Monvalle, Stresa.

The small Romanesque church of St. Mary dates to the 11th century, and is preceded by a 16th-century portico with some frescoes of Bernardino Luini school.

References[edit]

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

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