Comune di Gignese

View of Gignese

Location of Gignese in Italy

Coordinates: 45°52′N 8°31′E / 45.867°N 8.517°E / 45.867; 8.517Coordinates: 45°52′N 8°31′E / 45.867°N 8.517°E / 45.867; 8.517
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Province / Metropolitan city Province of Verbano-Cusio-Ossola (VB)
Frazioni Alpino Cignese, Nocco, Vezzo
  Total 14.9 km2 (5.8 sq mi)
Elevation 707 m (2,320 ft)
Population (Dec. 2004)
  Total 913
  Density 61/km2 (160/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Gignesini
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 28040
Dialing code 0323
Website Official website

Gignese 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 8 kilometres (5 mi) south of Verbania. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 913 and an area of 14.9 square kilometres (5.8 sq mi).[1]

The municipality of Gignese contains the frazioni (subdivisions, mainly villages and hamlets) Alpino Cignese, Nocco, and Vezzo.

Gignese borders the following municipalities: Armeno, Brovello-Carpugnino, Omegna, Stresa.

Demographic evolution


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