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Ghiffa (Ghifa in Lombard) 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 7 kilometres (4 mi) northeast of Verbania on the western shore of the Lake Maggiore.

Ghiffa
Comune di Ghiffa
Sacro Monte di Ghiffa
Coat of arms of Ghiffa
Coat of arms
Location of Ghiffa
Ghiffa is located in Italy
Ghiffa
Ghiffa
Location of Ghiffa in Italy
Ghiffa is located in Piedmont
Ghiffa
Ghiffa
Ghiffa (Piedmont)
Coordinates: 45°57′N 8°37′E / 45.950°N 8.617°E / 45.950; 8.617Coordinates: 45°57′N 8°37′E / 45.950°N 8.617°E / 45.950; 8.617
CountryItaly
RegionPiedmont
ProvinceVerbano-Cusio-Ossola (VB)
FrazioniCarpiano, Cargiago, Caronio, Ceredo, Deccio, Frino, Ronco, San Maurizio, Selva, Susello
Government
 • MayorRoberto Suman
Area
 • Total14.65 km2 (5.66 sq mi)
Elevation
201 m (659 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total2,368
 • Density160/km2 (420/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Ghiffesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
28823
Dialing code0323
WebsiteOfficial website

It is most famous for the Sacro Monte, a site of pilgrimage and worship close to it, inserted by UNESCO in the World Heritage List.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  3. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.

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