Salasco

Salasco is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Vercelli in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 50 kilometres (31 mi) northeast of Turin and about 12 kilometres (7.5 mi) west of Vercelli.

Salasco
Comune di Salasco
A view of the frazione Selve.
A view of the frazione Selve.
Location of Salasco
Salasco is located in Italy
Salasco
Salasco
Location of Salasco in Italy
Salasco is located in Piedmont
Salasco
Salasco
Salasco (Piedmont)
Coordinates: 45°20′N 8°16′E / 45.333°N 8.267°E / 45.333; 8.267Coordinates: 45°20′N 8°16′E / 45.333°N 8.267°E / 45.333; 8.267
CountryItaly
RegionPiedmont
ProvinceVercelli (VC)
FrazioniSelve
Government
 • MayorDoriano Bertolone
Area
 • Total12.1 km2 (4.7 sq mi)
Elevation
148 m (486 ft)
Population
 (December 2004)[3]
 • Total240
 • Density20/km2 (51/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Salaschesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
13040
Dialing code0161
Patron saintSaint James the Greater
WebsiteOfficial website

The municipality of Salasco contains the frazione Selve, a typical cascina a corte of the Vercellese rice paddy fields landscape.

Salasco borders the following municipalities: Crova, Lignana, Sali Vercellese, San Germano Vercellese, and Vercelli.

Selve, together with the nearby Tenuta Veneria (comune of Lignana), was a filming location for Bitter Rice, a 1949 neorealistic movie starring Silvana Mangano and Vittorio Gassman.[4]

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.
  4. ^ "Comune di Salasco" (in Italian). Retrieved 20 January 2013.