Paruzzaro

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Paruzzaro
Comune di Paruzzaro
Bell tower of San Marcello
Bell tower of San Marcello
Coat of arms of Paruzzaro
Coat of arms
Location of Paruzzaro
Paruzzaro is located in Italy
Paruzzaro
Paruzzaro
Location of Paruzzaro in Italy
Paruzzaro is located in Piedmont
Paruzzaro
Paruzzaro
Paruzzaro (Piedmont)
Coordinates: 45°44′N 8°31′E / 45.733°N 8.517°E / 45.733; 8.517
CountryItaly
RegionPiedmont
ProvinceNovara (NO)
Government
 • MayorMauro Julita
Area
 • Total5.4 km2 (2.1 sq mi)
Elevation
334 m (1,096 ft)
Population
 (31 July 2010[2])[3]
 • Total2,021
 • Density370/km2 (970/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Paruzzaresi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
28040
Dialing code0322
WebsiteOfficial website
Detail of the Last Judgement fresco in the church of San Marcello, attributed to Sperindio Cagnola.

Paruzzaro is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Novara in the Italian region of Piedmont, located about 100 kilometres (62 mi) northeast of Turin and about 30 kilometres (19 mi) north of Novara.

Paruzzaro borders the following municipalities: Arona, Gattico-Veruno, Invorio, and Oleggio Castello. The municipal territory is home to the Romanesque church of San Marcello (late 10th-early 11th centuries). There is a fresco cycle by 15th–16th century local artists in the church.

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.