Santhià

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Santhià

Santià / Santcià  (Piedmontese)
Comune di Santhià
View of the Castle of Vettigné
View of the Castle of Vettigné
Location of Santhià
Santhià is located in Italy
Santhià
Santhià
Location of Santhià in Italy
Santhià is located in Piedmont
Santhià
Santhià
Santhià (Piedmont)
Coordinates: 45°22′N 8°10′E / 45.367°N 8.167°E / 45.367; 8.167
CountryItaly
RegionPiedmont
ProvinceVercelli (VC)
FrazioniBosafarinera
Vettigné
Government
 • MayorAngelo Cappuccio
Area
 • Total53.13 km2 (20.51 sq mi)
Elevation
183 m (600 ft)
Population
(30 December 2013)[1]
 • Total8,746
 • Density160/km2 (430/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Santhiatesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
13048
Dialing code0161
Patron saintSt. Agatha
Saint dayFebruary 5
WebsiteOfficial website

Santhià (Italian pronunciation: [sanˈtja]; Piedmontese: Santià [saŋˈtjɑ] or Santcià [saŋˈtʃɑ]) is a comune (municipality) in the province of Vercelli in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 50 kilometres (31 mi) northeast of Turin and about 20 kilometres (12 mi) northwest of Vercelli.

Santhià is hoem to a historic carnival named the Carnevale Storico di Santhià, held since the 14th century.

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

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