Andorno Micca

Andorno Micca (Piedmontese: Andorn) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Biella in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 70 kilometres (43 mi) northeast of Turin and about 4 kilometres (2 mi) northwest of Biella.

Andorno Micca

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Comune di Andorno Micca
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Coat of arms of Andorno Micca
Coat of arms
Location of Andorno Micca
Andorno Micca is located in Italy
Andorno Micca
Andorno Micca
Location of Andorno Micca in Italy
Andorno Micca is located in Piedmont
Andorno Micca
Andorno Micca
Andorno Micca (Piedmont)
Coordinates: 45°36′N 8°3′E / 45.600°N 8.050°E / 45.600; 8.050
CountryItaly
RegionPiedmont
ProvinceBiella (BI)
FrazioniCerruti, Colma, Locato Inferiore, Locato Superiore, Lorazzo Inferiore, Lorazzo Superiore, Ravizza, San Giuseppe di Casto
Government
 • MayorDavide Crovella
Area
 • Total11.89 km2 (4.59 sq mi)
Elevation
544 m (1,785 ft)
Population
 (1-1-2017[2])[3]
 • Total3,263
 • Density270/km2 (710/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Andornese(i)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
13061
Dialing code015
WebsiteOfficial website

OverviewEdit

It is located in the Valle Cervo, at the feet of the Biellese Prealps.

The comune takes its second name from Pietro Micca, a hero of the siege of Turin against the French (1706).

The Sacro Monte di Andorno is named after this village, despite it is not in the comune territory.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  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.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Andorno Micca at Wikimedia Commons