Massazza

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Massazza
Comune
Comune di Massazza
Castle of Massazza.
Castle of Massazza.
Coat of arms of Massazza
Coat of arms
Massazza is located in Italy
Massazza
Massazza
Location of Massazza in Italy
Coordinates: 45°33′N 8°7′E / 45.550°N 8.117°E / 45.550; 8.117
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Province Biella (BI)
Government
 • Mayor Paolo Turati
Area
 • Total 11.7 km2 (4.5 sq mi)
Population (30 September 2010[1])
 • Total 558
 • Density 48/km2 (120/sq mi)
Demonym Massazzesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 13030
Dialing code 0161
Website Official website

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

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