Cannero Riviera

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Cannero Riviera
Comune
Comune di Cannero Riviera
Cannero-Riviera-Lungolago.jpg
Cannero Riviera is located in Italy
Cannero Riviera
Cannero Riviera
Location of Cannero Riviera in Italy
Coordinates: 46°1′N 8°41′E / 46.017°N 8.683°E / 46.017; 8.683Coordinates: 46°1′N 8°41′E / 46.017°N 8.683°E / 46.017; 8.683
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Province / Metropolitan city Verbano-Cusio-Ossola (VCO)
Government
 • Mayor Federico Carmine
 (elected 26/05/2014)
(The Residents' Group)
Area
 • Total 14.46 km2 (5.58 sq mi)
Elevation 212 m (696 ft)
Population (31 May 2011)
 • Total 973
 • Density 67/km2 (170/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Canneresi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 28051
Dialing code 0323
Patron saint Madonna del Carmine
Saint day Second Monday of July
Website Official website

Cannero Riviera ([càn-ne-ro]; in Western Lombard Càner), is a comune (an Italian municipality) with a population of 973 and an area of 14.46 square kilometres (5.58 sq mi) in the Province of Verbano-Cusio-Ossola in the Italian region of Piedmont. The settlement is situated on the western shore of Lago Maggiore; it is about 130 kilometres (81 mi) northeast of Turin about 15 kilometres (9 mi) northeast of Verbania and a similar distance from the Italian-speaking, Swiss Canton known as the Ticino.

Cannero Riviera borders the following municipalities: Aurano, Cannobio, Oggebbio, Trarego Viggiona; and across the lake in the Lombard Province of Varese: Brezzo di Bedero, Germignaga, Luino.

The 19th-century politician Massimo D’Azeglio spent his last years in his villa here.

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Demographic evolution[edit]

Minorities of foreign residents[edit]

ISTAT data recorded on January 1st 2011, show that there were 107 foreign residents, as follows:

References[edit]

  • Most demographics and other statistics sourced from the Italian statistical institute Istat.

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