Trivero (Piedmontese: Tarvè) was a comune (municipality) in the Province of Biella in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 80 kilometres (50 mi) northeast of Turin and about 14 kilometres (9 mi) northeast of Biella.

Trivero
Biella-Trivero da Bielmonte.jpg
Trivero is located in Italy
Trivero
Trivero
Location of Trivero in Italy
Coordinates: 45°40′N 8°10′E / 45.667°N 8.167°E / 45.667; 8.167Coordinates: 45°40′N 8°10′E / 45.667°N 8.167°E / 45.667; 8.167
Country Italy
RegionPiedmont
ProvinceBiella (BI)
ComuneValdilana
Area
 • Total29.9 km2 (11.5 sq mi)
Elevation
739 m (2,425 ft)
Population
 (Dec. 2004)[1]
 • Total6,663
 • Density220/km2 (580/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Triveresi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
13835
Dialing code015
Patron saintSan Quirico

Physical geographyEdit

Trivero bordered the following municipalities: Camandona, Caprile, Crevacuore, Curino, Mezzana Mortigliengo, Mosso, Portula, Pray, Scopello, Soprana, Strona, Vallanzengo, Valle Mosso, Valle San Nicolao.

As a comune it had the following frazioni (villages): Pratrivero, Ponzone, Cereje, Polto, Barbero, Sella, Lora, Guala, Ronco, Mazza, Mazzucco, Vaudano, Botto, Pramorisio, Piana, Castello, Fila, Dosso, Grillero, Pellizaro, Vico, Oro, Ferrero, Gioia, Roveglio, Villaggio Residenziale, Bellavista, Caulera, Stavello, Barbato, S. Antonio, Barozzo, Marone Bulliana, Giardino

HistoryEdit

Trivero is an important centre of the wool industry. The Italian fashion companies Ermenegildo Zegna and Loro Piana were born in Trivero.

From 1 January 2019 Trivero was absorbed by the new-born municipality of Valdilana.[2]

Demographic evolutionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
  2. ^ "È ufficialmente nato il Comune di Valdilana, al referendum vince il "sì": affluenza al 39 per cento". La Stampa. 2018-11-13. Retrieved 2020-01-15.