Comune di Premia


Location of Premia in Italy

Coordinates: 46°16′N 8°20′E / 46.267°N 8.333°E / 46.267; 8.333Coordinates: 46°16′N 8°20′E / 46.267°N 8.333°E / 46.267; 8.333
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Province / Metropolitan city Province of Verbano-Cusio-Ossola (VB)
Frazioni Uriezzo, Cresta, Pioda, Rozzaro, Piazza, Altoggio, Albogno, Sagiago, Piedilago, Crego, Cristo, Cadarese, San Rocco, Passo, Salecchio Inferiore, Salecchio Superiore, Case Francoli, Rivasco, Case Cini, Chioso.
  Total 88.7 km2 (34.2 sq mi)
Elevation 800 m (2,600 ft)
Population (Dec. 2005)
  Total 614
  Density 6.9/km2 (18/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 28866
Dialing code 0324
Patron saint S. Michele
Saint day 29 September
Website Official website

Premia (Walser German: Saley) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Verbano-Cusio-Ossola in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 140 kilometres (87 mi) northeast of Turin and about 40 kilometres (25 mi) northwest of Verbania, on the border with Switzerland. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 607 and an area of 88.7 square kilometres (34.2 sq mi).[1]

Premia borders the following municipalities: Baceno, Bosco/Gurin (Switzerland), Campo (Vallemaggia) (Switzerland), Crodo, Formazza, Montecrestese.

Premia is a thermal spa town.

Demographic evolution


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