Andorno Micca

Andorno Micca
Comune di Andorno Micca

Coat of arms
Andorno Micca

Location of Andorno Micca in Italy

Coordinates: 45°36′N 8°3′E / 45.600°N 8.050°E / 45.600; 8.050
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Province / Metropolitan city Biella (BI)
Frazioni Cerruti, Colma, Locato Inferiore, Locato Superiore, Lorazzo Inferiore, Lorazzo Superiore, Ravizza, San Giuseppe di Casto
  Mayor Stefano Aldrisi
  Total 12.1 km2 (4.7 sq mi)
Elevation 544 m (1,785 ft)
Population (31 October 2008[1])
  Total 3,498
  Density 290/km2 (750/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Andornesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 13061
Dialing code 015
Website Official website

Andorno 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 4 kilometres (2 mi) northwest of Biella.


It is located in the Valle Cervo, at the feet of the Biellese Prealps.

The comune takes its second name from Pietro Micca, a hero of the siege of Turin against the French (1706).

The Sacro Monte di Andorno is named after this village, despite it is not in the comune territory.

See also


  1. All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.

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