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Comune di Lignana
Lignana is located in Italy
Location of Lignana in Italy
Coordinates: 45°17′N 8°21′E / 45.283°N 8.350°E / 45.283; 8.350Coordinates: 45°17′N 8°21′E / 45.283°N 8.350°E / 45.283; 8.350
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Province Province of Vercelli (VC)
Frazioni Tenuta Veneria
 • Total 22.5 km2 (8.7 sq mi)
Population (December 2004)
 • Total 539
 • Density 24/km2 (62/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 13030
Dialing code 0161

Lignana is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Vercelli in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 60 kilometres (37 mi) northeast of Turin and about 6 kilometres (4 mi) southwest of Vercelli. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 539 and an area of 22.5 square kilometres (8.7 sq mi).[1]

Lignana borders the following municipalities: Crova, Desana, Ronsecco, Salasco, Sali Vercellese, and Vercelli.

Tenuta Veneria, together with Selve (frazione of the comune of Salasco), was a filming location for Bitter Rice, a 1949 movie starring Silvana Mangano and Vittorio Gassman.

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