Anzola d'Ossola

Anzola d'Ossola
Comune di Anzola d'Ossola

Coat of arms
Anzola d'Ossola

Location of Anzola d'Ossola in Italy

Coordinates: 45°59′N 8°20′E / 45.983°N 8.333°E / 45.983; 8.333
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Province / Metropolitan city Verbano-Cusio-Ossola (VB)
  Mayor Margherita Peretti
  Total 13.8 km2 (5.3 sq mi)
Elevation 210 m (690 ft)
Population (30 September 2009[1])
  Total 455
  Density 33/km2 (85/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Anzolesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 28020
Dialing code 0323
Patron saint St. Thomas
Saint day 21 December
Website Official website

Anzola d'Ossola is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Verbano-Cusio-Ossola in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 110 kilometres (68 mi) northeast of Turin and about 15 kilometres (9 mi) northwest of Verbania. It occupies a small alluvial plain near the Toce river: its name derives perhaps from a meander (Italian: ansa) once formed here by the river. In the Middle Ages it was a possession of the bishops of Novara and the Counts of Biandrate, until in 1322 it was acquired with the whole lower Val d'Ossola by the Visconti of Milan.

Anzola d'Ossola borders the following municipalities: Massiola, Ornavasso, Pieve Vergonte, Premosello-Chiovenda, Valstrona.


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

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