Castelletto sopra Ticino

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Castelletto sopra Ticino
Comune
Comune di Castelletto sopra Ticino
CastellettoSTicino veduta.jpg
Coat of arms of Castelletto sopra Ticino
Coat of arms
Castelletto sopra Ticino is located in Italy
Castelletto sopra Ticino
Castelletto sopra Ticino
Location of Castelletto sopra Ticino in Italy
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
 • MayorMatteo Besozzi
Area
 • Total14.6 km2 (5.6 sq mi)
Elevation226 m (741 ft)
Population (31 December 2010[1])
 • Total10,259
 • Density700/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Castellettesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code28053
Dialing code0331
Patron saintSt. Anthony the Abbot

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.[2]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
  2. ^ Cfr. Cisalpine Gaul paragraph on language