|Comune di Casalvolone|
|Province||Province of Novara (NO)|
|• Mayor||Ezio Piantanida|
|• Total||17,49 km2 (675 sq mi)|
|Elevation||141 m (463 ft)|
|Population (Apr 4, 2017)|
|• Density||0.49/km2 (1.3/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
|Patron saint||San Pietro|
|Saint day||29 june|
Casalvolone is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Novara in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 70 kilometres (43 mi) northeast of Turin and about 13 kilometres (8 mi) southwest of Novara. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 831 and an area of 17.4 square kilometres (6.7 sq mi).
The name's come from Casale Vallonis in latin.
The Cistercians came from the abbey of Morimondo in 1169, when the Benedictines decided to leave the monastery.
A 1225 document traces the abbey back to the work of the three Ardizzone brothers, Enrico and Tommaso di Casalvolone.
It is unknown precisely when the abbey was abandoned; certainly the transformation into abbey in the XV century led to a decline, because in 1497 it is not mentioned among the abbeys of the Italian Cistercian Congregation of San Bernardo.
Its assets were confiscated in the Napoleonic period and in 1819 the monastic complex became private property. The abbey church was reduced to a small oratory and demolished in the early XX century. Of the monastic complex remains the church of San Pietro al Cimitero, which served as a parish for the people.
- All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
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