Lignana

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Lignana
Comune di Lignana
Lignana castello.jpg
Location of Lignana
Lignana is located in Italy
Lignana
Lignana
Location of Lignana in Italy
Lignana is located in Piedmont
Lignana
Lignana
Lignana (Piedmont)
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
CountryItaly
RegionPiedmont
ProvinceVercelli (VC)
FrazioniTenuta Veneria
Government
 • MayorEmilio Chiocchetti
Area
 • Total22.57 km2 (8.71 sq mi)
Elevation
139 m (456 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total559
 • Density25/km2 (64/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Lignanesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
13030
Dialing code0161
WebsiteOfficial website

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.

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.

References[edit]

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