Meina is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Novara in the Italian region of Piedmont, located about 77 kilometres (48 mi) northwest of Milan, about 100 kilometres (62 mi) northeast of Turin and about 40 kilometres (25 mi) north of Novara, on the southern area of Lake Maggiore.
|Comune di Meina|
|• Mayor||Fabrizio Barbieri|
|• Total||7.8 km2 (3.0 sq mi)|
|Elevation||214 m (702 ft)|
|• Density||310/km2 (810/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
|Patron saint||St. Margaret|
During World War II, Meina was the site of the massacre of 16 Italian Jews by German SS soldiers as part of the Lake Maggiore massacres. The event inspired the movie Hotel Meina, directed in 2007 by Carlo Lizzani.
- "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Italian National Institute of Statistics. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
- All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.