Sagliano Micca

Sagliano Micca is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Biella in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 70 kilometres (43 mi) northeast of Turin and about 6 kilometres (4 mi) north of Biella.

Sagliano Micca
Comune di Sagliano Micca
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Coat of arms of Sagliano Micca
Location of Sagliano Micca
Sagliano Micca is located in Italy
Sagliano Micca
Sagliano Micca
Location of Sagliano Micca in Italy
Sagliano Micca is located in Piedmont
Sagliano Micca
Sagliano Micca
Sagliano Micca (Piedmont)
Coordinates: 45°37′N 8°3′E / 45.617°N 8.050°E / 45.617; 8.050
CountryItaly
RegionPiedmont
ProvinceProvince of Biella (BI)
FrazioniCasale, Passobreve, Oneglie, Falletti, Code Inferiore, Code Superiore
Government
 • MayorPatrick Forgnone
Area
 • Total14.9 km2 (5.8 sq mi)
Elevation
589 m (1,932 ft)
Population
 (31 December 2010)[2]
 • Total1,679
 • Density110/km2 (290/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Saglianesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
13065
Dialing code015

Sagliano Micca borders the following municipalities: Andorno Micca, Biella, Fontainemore, Gaby, Issime, Miagliano, Piedicavallo, Pralungo, Quittengo, Rosazza, San Paolo Cervo, Tavigliano, Tollegno, Veglio.

Once known only as Sagliano, the city changed name to honour its most famous citizen, Pietro Micca, a hero of the siege of Turin in 1706.

Sagliano Micca is the home of Cappellificio Cervo, distinguished makers of fedora hats.

Twin towns – sister citiesEdit

Sagliano Micca is twinned with:

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Italian National Institute of Statistics. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.