Massazza

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Massazza
Comune di Massazza
Castle of Massazza.
Castle of Massazza.
Coat of arms of Massazza
Coat of arms
Location of Massazza
Massazza is located in Italy
Massazza
Massazza
Location of Massazza in Italy
Massazza is located in Piedmont
Massazza
Massazza
Massazza (Piedmont)
Coordinates: 45°33′N 8°7′E / 45.550°N 8.117°E / 45.550; 8.117
CountryItaly
RegionPiedmont
ProvinceBiella (BI)
Government
 • MayorPaolo Turati
Area
 • Total11.7 km2 (4.5 sq mi)
Population
 (30 September 2010[2])[3]
 • Total558
 • Density48/km2 (120/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Massazzesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
13030
Dialing code0161
WebsiteOfficial website

Massazza is a small comune (municipality) in the Province of Biella in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 60 kilometres (37 mi) northeast of Turin, Italy and about 4 kilometres (2 mi) southeast of Biella, Italy.

Massazza borders the following municipalities: Benna, Cossato, Mottalciata, Salussola, Verrone, Villanova Biellese. It is home to a castle, built on a spur above the Biellese Baraggia natural area. The edifice was mentioned for the first time in 1239.

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.