This article is about the comune in Biella. For the town in Val Poschiavo, see Cavaglia.
Comune di Cavaglià

Coat of arms

Location of Cavaglià in Italy

Coordinates: 45°24′N 8°5′E / 45.400°N 8.083°E / 45.400; 8.083
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Province / Metropolitan city Biella (BI)
  Mayor Giancarlo Borsoi
  Total 25.5 km2 (9.8 sq mi)
Elevation 271 m (889 ft)
Population (31 December 2010)[1]
  Total 3,623
  Density 140/km2 (370/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Cavagliesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 13881
Dialing code 0161
Patron saint St. Michael Archangel
Website Official website

Cavaglià is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Biella in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 50 kilometres (31 mi) northeast of Turin and about 20 kilometres (12 mi) south of Biella.

Cavaglià borders the following municipalities: Alice Castello, Carisio, Dorzano, Roppolo, Salussola, Santhià. Sights include a castle, the Baroque church of St. Michael Archangel, the neo-Renaissance church of Santa Maria di Babilone, and an archaeological site with menhirs from as early as the Iron Age.

Twin towns — Sister cities

Cavaglià is twinned with:


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

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