|Comune di Nibbiola|
Castle in Nibbiola
|Province / Metropolitan city||Novara (NO)|
|Frazioni||Cascina Castellana, Cascina Caldare, Cascina Gambarera, Cascina Montarsello, Cascina La Valle, Cascina Romagnolo, Cascina Dossi, Cascina Pascoli, Cascina Vicaria|
|• Mayor||Mario Anselmo|
|• Total||11.3 km2 (4.4 sq mi)|
|Elevation||133 m (436 ft)|
|Population (Dec. 2004)|
|• Density||67/km2 (170/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|Patron saint||St. Catherine|
Nibbiola (Piedmontese: Nibiola) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Novara in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 80 kilometres (50 mi) northeast of Turin and about 10 kilometres (6 mi) southeast of Novara.
The area of Nibbiola was inhabited in ancient times, as attested by archaeological findings (necropolis). it is mentioned however only in 902 AD.
- The Castle, erected in 1198 by the commune's consuls, the Graciano of San Vittore. It was renovate in the 15th century. Built in brickwork, it has in the entrance side two corner towers and a central one, with a still-working draw-bridge. In the central court a Giardinone ("Big Garden") was added when the castle became a residence.
- Church of San Vittore is modern, on the site of an edifice of the 11th century destroyed in the early 19th century.
- Church of Santa Maria (16th century), located outside the town.
- All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
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