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Comune di Massazza
Castle of Massazza.
Castle of Massazza.
Coat of arms of Massazza
Coat of arms
Massazza is located in Italy
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)
 • Mayor Paolo Turati
 • Total 11.7 km2 (4.5 sq mi)
Population (30 September 2010[1])
 • Total 558
 • Density 48/km2 (120/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Massazzesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 13030
Dialing code 0161
Website Official 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.


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