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Comune di Viverone
Viverone is located in Italy
Location of Viverone in Italy
Coordinates: 45°25′N 8°4′E / 45.417°N 8.067°E / 45.417; 8.067Coordinates: 45°25′N 8°4′E / 45.417°N 8.067°E / 45.417; 8.067
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Province Province of Biella (BI)
 • Total 12.4 km2 (4.8 sq mi)
Elevation 287 m (942 ft)
Population (Dec. 2004)
 • Total 1,434
 • Density 120/km2 (300/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Viveronesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 13886
Dialing code 0161

Viverone is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Biella in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 50 kilometres (31 mi) northeast of Turin and about 15 kilometres (9 mi) south of Biella. It is on the shore of Lago di Viverone. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 1,434 and an area of 12.4 square kilometres (4.8 sq mi).[1]

Viverone borders the following municipalities: Alice Castello, Azeglio, Borgo d'Ale, Piverone, Roppolo, Zimone.

Demographic evolution[edit]

World heritage site[edit]

It is home to one or more prehistoric pile-dwelling (or stilt house) settlements that are part of the Prehistoric Pile dwellings around the Alps UNESCO World Heritage Site.[2]

Twin towns — sister cities[edit]

Viverone is twinned with:


  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
  2. ^ UNESCO World Heritage Site - Prehistoric Pile dwellings around the Alps