Antrona Schieranco

Antrona Schieranco is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Verbano-Cusio-Ossola in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 120 kilometres (75 mi) northeast of Turin and about 35 kilometres (22 mi) northwest of Verbania, in a branch of the Val d'Ossola, on the border with Switzerland.

Antrona Schieranco
Comune di Antrona Schieranco
Church of St. Lawrence (right) and the Town Hall (left)
Church of St. Lawrence (right) and the Town Hall (left)
Location of Antrona Schieranco
Antrona Schieranco is located in Italy
Antrona Schieranco
Antrona Schieranco
Location of Antrona Schieranco in Italy
Antrona Schieranco is located in Piedmont
Antrona Schieranco
Antrona Schieranco
Antrona Schieranco (Piedmont)
Coordinates: 46°4′N 8°7′E / 46.067°N 8.117°E / 46.067; 8.117
CountryItaly
RegionPiedmont
ProvinceVerbano-Cusio-Ossola (VB)
FrazioniCheggio, Locasca, Madonna, Rovesca
Government
 • MayorClaudio Simona
Area
 • Total100.7 km2 (38.9 sq mi)
Elevation
902 m (2,959 ft)
Population
 (Dec. 2004[2])[3]
 • Total529
 • Density5.3/km2 (14/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Antronesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
28841
Dialing code0324
WebsiteOfficial website

Antrona Schieranco borders the following municipalities: Bognanco, Borgomezzavalle, Calasca-Castiglione, Ceppo Morelli, Montescheno, Saas Almagell (Switzerland), Vanzone con San Carlo, Zwischbergen (Switzerland). Until 1946, it was a center for silver and gold mining.

The Portjengrat (Italian: Pizzo d'Andolla) is located nearby.

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.