|Comune di Piode|
Panorama from alpe Meggiana
|Province / Metropolitan city||Vercelli (VC)|
|• Total||13.6 km2 (5.3 sq mi)|
|Population (Dec. 2004)|
|• Density||15/km2 (39/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
Piode (Piedmontese: Piòvi) is a comune (municipality) and village of Valsesia in the Province of Vercelli in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 80 kilometres (50 mi) northeast of Turin and about 60 kilometres (37 mi) northwest of Vercelli.
The name "Piode" refers to the many local quarries for the extraction of the stone slabs known as piodi, which are traditionally used to clad the roofs of Alpine houses and baite.
- All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
- Piode from www.valsesia.it
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