Comune di Massazza

Castle of Massazza.

Coat of arms

Location of Massazza in Italy

Coordinates: 45°33′N 8°7′E / 45.550°N 8.117°E / 45.550; 8.117
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Province / Metropolitan city Biella (BI)
  Mayor Paolo Turati
  Total 11.7 km2 (4.5 sq mi)
Population (30 September 2010[1])
  Total 558
  Density 48/km2 (120/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Massazzesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 13030
Dialing code 0161
Website Official website

Massazza is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Biella in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 60 kilometres (37 mi) northeast of Turin and about 4 kilometres (2 mi) southeast of Biella.

Massazza borders the following municipalities: Benna, Cossato, Mottalciata, Salussola, Verrone, Villanova Biellese. It is home to a castle, built on a spur above the Biellese Baraggia natural area. The edifice was mentioned for the first time in 1239.


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

This article is issued from Wikipedia - version of the 1/31/2015. The text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share Alike but additional terms may apply for the media files.