Comune di Portula

Location of Portula in Italy

Coordinates: 45°40′N 8°11′E / 45.667°N 8.183°E / 45.667; 8.183Coordinates: 45°40′N 8°11′E / 45.667°N 8.183°E / 45.667; 8.183
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Province / Metropolitan city Province of Biella (BI)
  Total 11.1 km2 (4.3 sq mi)
Population (Dec. 2004)
  Total 1,505
  Density 140/km2 (350/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 13050
Dialing code 015

Portula is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Biella in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 80 kilometres (50 mi) northeast of Turin and about 14 kilometres (9 mi) northeast of Biella. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 1,505 and an area of 11.1 square kilometres (4.3 sq mi).[1]

One of the most important monuments in its territory is the Novareia sanctuary.

Portula borders the following municipalities: Caprile, Coggiola, Pray, Trivero.

Population history


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

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