Massino Visconti

Massino Visconti (usually called simply Massino) is a municipality in the Province of Novara, in the Italian region of Piedmont, located about 110 kilometres (68 mi) northeast of Turin and about 40 kilometres (25 mi) north of Novara.

Massino Visconti
Comune di Massino Visconti
Massino Visconti, as seen from Ranco, on the opposite bank of Lake Maggiore
Massino Visconti, as seen from Ranco, on the opposite bank of Lake Maggiore
Coat of arms of Massino Visconti
Coat of arms
Location of Massino Visconti
Massino Visconti is located in Italy
Massino Visconti
Massino Visconti
Location of Massino Visconti in Italy
Massino Visconti is located in Piedmont
Massino Visconti
Massino Visconti
Massino Visconti (Piedmont)
Coordinates: 45°49′N 8°32′E / 45.817°N 8.533°E / 45.817; 8.533Coordinates: 45°49′N 8°32′E / 45.817°N 8.533°E / 45.817; 8.533
CountryItaly
RegionPiedmont
ProvinceNovara (NO)
FrazioniMonte, San Salvatore
Government
 • MayorAngela Buzzi
Area
 • Total6.8 km2 (2.6 sq mi)
Elevation
465 m (1,526 ft)
Population
 (Dec. 2004)[3]
 • Total1,106
 • Density160/km2 (420/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Massinesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
28040
Dialing code0322
WebsiteOfficial website

Massino Visconti is bordered by the municipalities of Armeno, Brovello-Carpugnino, Lesa and Nebbiuno.

Massino got the suffix "Visconti" from the House of Visconti of Milan, an important noble family in medieval Italy, who were initially the lords of Massino.

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.