Fontanetto Po

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Fontanetto Po
Comune di Fontanetto Po
Oratory of St. Sebastian
Oratory of St. Sebastian
Coat of arms of Fontanetto Po
Coat of arms
Fontanetto Po is located in Italy
Fontanetto Po
Fontanetto Po
Location of Fontanetto Po in Italy
Coordinates: 45°12′N 8°11′E / 45.200°N 8.183°E / 45.200; 8.183
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Province Vercelli (VC)
Frazioni La Guidera
 • Mayor Oscar Nepote Bernardon
 • Total 23.3 km2 (9.0 sq mi)
Elevation 120 m (390 ft)
Population (Dec. 2004[1])
 • Total 1,264
 • Density 54/km2 (140/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Fontanettesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 13040
Dialing code 0161

Fontanetto Po is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Vercelli in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 40 kilometres (25 mi) northeast of Turin and about 20 kilometres (12 mi) southwest of Vercelli.

Fontanetto Po borders the following municipalities: Crescentino, Gabiano, Livorno Ferraris, Moncestino, Palazzolo Vercellese, and Trino.

Main sights[edit]

  • Oratory of St. Sebastian, built perhaps in the 11th century, and remade in the 15th century. The interior houses remains of mid-15th century
  • Parish church of St. Martin, built in the 11th century and restored in the 16th–18th centuries
  • Church of the Holy Trinity, built from 1488
  • 15th century St. John Watermill

Notable people[edit]


  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.