Castelletto sopra Ticino

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Castelletto sopra Ticino
Comune di Castelletto sopra Ticino
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Coat of arms of Castelletto sopra Ticino
Coat of arms
Location of Castelletto sopra Ticino
Castelletto sopra Ticino is located in Italy
Castelletto sopra Ticino
Castelletto sopra Ticino
Location of Castelletto sopra Ticino in Italy
Castelletto sopra Ticino is located in Piedmont
Castelletto sopra Ticino
Castelletto sopra Ticino
Castelletto sopra Ticino (Piedmont)
Coordinates: 45°43′N 8°38′E / 45.717°N 8.633°E / 45.717; 8.633
CountryItaly
RegionPiedmont
ProvinceNovara (NO)
FrazioniAronco, Beati, Buzzurri, Glisente, Landa, Curone, Valloni, Verbanella
Government
 • MayorMassimo Stilo
Area
 • Total14.64 km2 (5.65 sq mi)
Elevation
226 m (741 ft)
Population
 (31 December 2010[2])[3]
 • Total10,259
 • Density700/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Castellettesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
28053
Dialing code0331
Patron saintSt. Anthony the Abbot
WebsiteOfficial website

Castelletto sopra Ticino, also referred to by locals as Castelletto Ticino or just Castelletto, is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Novara in the Italian region of Piedmont, located about 100 km (62 mi) northeast of Turin and about 30 km (19 mi) north of Novara. Celtic inscriptions have been found.[4]

It is the birthplace of immunologist Serafino Belfanti. It is also where singer Billy More is buried.

References[edit]

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