Candelo

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Candelo
Comune di Candelo
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Coat of arms of Candelo
Coat of arms
Location of Candelo
Candelo is located in Italy
Candelo
Candelo
Location of Candelo in Italy
Candelo is located in Piedmont
Candelo
Candelo
Candelo (Piedmont)
Coordinates: 45°33′N 8°7′E / 45.550°N 8.117°E / 45.550; 8.117
CountryItaly
RegionPiedmont
ProvinceBiella (BI)
Government
 • MayorGiovanni Chilà
Area
 • Total15.12 km2 (5.84 sq mi)
Elevation
340 m (1,120 ft)
Population
(2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total7,548
 • Density500/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Candelesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
13878
Dialing code015
WebsiteOfficial website

Candelo 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 4 kilometres (2 mi) southeast of Biella.

Candelo borders the following municipalities: Benna, Biella, Cossato, Gaglianico, Valdengo, Verrone, Vigliano Biellese.

Main sights[edit]

  • The Ricetto di Candelo, a fortified storehouse
  • Church of Santa Maria Maggiore (12th century)
  • Church of St. Lawrence, of medieval origins but remade in Baroquestyle in the 18th century
  • Ysangarda, a medieval archaeological site in the Baragge natural area.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  3. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.

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