Belgirate
Comune di Belgirate
Coat of arms
Location of Belgirate
Belgirate
Belgirate
Location of Belgirate in Italy
Belgirate
Belgirate
Belgirate (Piedmont)
Coordinates: 45°50′N 8°34′E / 45.833°N 8.567°E / 45.833; 8.567
CountryItaly
RegionPiedmont
ProvinceVerbano-Cusio-Ossola (VB)
FrazioniCarcioni
Government
 • MayorGiorgio Pollini
Area
 • Total8.4 km2 (3.2 sq mi)
Elevation
199 m (653 ft)
Population
 (30 September 2008[2])[3]
 • Total542
 • Density65/km2 (170/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Belgiratesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
28832
Dialing code0322
Patron saintPurification of the Holy Virgin

Belgirate is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Verbano-Cusio-Ossola in the Italian region of Piedmont, located about 110 kilometres (68 mi) northeast of Turin and about 11 kilometres (7 mi) south of Verbania.

Belgirate borders the following municipalities: Besozzo, Brebbia, Ispra, Leggiuno, Lesa, Monvalle, Stresa.

The small Romanesque church of St. Mary dates to the 11th century and is preceded by a 16th-century portico with some frescoes of Bernardino Luini school.

References

  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
  3. ^ "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.