|Comune di Meina|
Meina and Lake Maggiore.
|• Mayor||Paolo Cumbo|
|• Total||7.8 km2 (3.0 sq mi)|
|Elevation||214 m (702 ft)|
|• Density||310/km2 (810/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
|Patron saint||St. Margaret|
Meina is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Novara in the Italian region of Piedmont, located about 77 kilometres (48 mi) northwest of Milan, about 100 kilometres (62 mi) northeast of Turin and about 40 kilometres (25 mi) north of Novara, on the southern area of Lake Maggiore.
During World War II, Meina was the site of the massacre of 16 Italian Jews by German SS soldiers as part of the Lake Maggiore massacres. The event inspired the movie Hotel Meina, directed in 2007 by Carlo Lizzani.
- All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
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