Strona 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 12 kilometres (7 mi) northeast of Biella. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 1,217 and an area of 3.8 square kilometres (1.5 sq mi).[3]

Strona
Comune di Strona
Location of Strona
Strona is located in Italy
Strona
Strona
Location of Strona in Italy
Strona is located in Piedmont
Strona
Strona
Strona (Piedmont)
Coordinates: 45°35′N 8°13′E / 45.583°N 8.217°E / 45.583; 8.217Coordinates: 45°35′N 8°13′E / 45.583°N 8.217°E / 45.583; 8.217
CountryItaly
RegionPiedmont
ProvinceProvince of Biella (BI)
Area
 • Total3.8 km2 (1.5 sq mi)
Population
 (Dec. 2004)[2]
 • Total1,217
 • Density320/km2 (830/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
13823
Dialing code0

Strona borders the following municipalities: Casapinta, Cossato, Crosa, Mezzana Mortigliengo, Trivero, Valle Mosso, Valle San Nicolao.

EtymologyEdit

The name Strona should come from storn or strom, celtic roots for flowing waters or river.[4]

Demographic evolutionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Italian National Institute of Statistics. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Italian National Institute of Statistics. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  3. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
  4. ^ Comuni della Provincia di Biella, page 140; AA.VV, Nerosubianco edizioni, Cuneo 2005

See alsoEdit