Belgirate

Belgirate is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Verbano-Cusio-Ossola in the Italian region of Piedmont, located about 110 kilometres (68 mi) northeast of Turin and about 11 kilometres (7 mi) south of Verbania.

Belgirate
Comune di Belgirate
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Coat of arms of Belgirate
Coat of arms
Location of Belgirate
Belgirate is located in Italy
Belgirate
Belgirate
Location of Belgirate in Italy
Belgirate is located in Piedmont
Belgirate
Belgirate
Belgirate (Piedmont)
Coordinates: 45°50′N 8°34′E / 45.833°N 8.567°E / 45.833; 8.567
CountryItaly
RegionPiedmont
ProvinceVerbano-Cusio-Ossola (VB)
FrazioniCarcioni
Government
 • MayorGiorgio Pollini
Area
 • Total8.4 km2 (3.2 sq mi)
Elevation
199 m (653 ft)
Population
 (30 September 2008[2])[3]
 • Total542
 • Density65/km2 (170/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Belgiratesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
28832
Dialing code0322
Patron saintPurification of the Holy Virgin

Belgirate borders the following municipalities: Besozzo, Brebbia, Ispra, Leggiuno, Lesa, Monvalle, Stresa.

The small Romanesque church of St. Mary dates to the 11th century and is preceded by a 16th-century portico with some frescoes of Bernardino Luini school.

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.

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