Province of Vercelli

Province of Vercelli

Rice farms in the province of Vercelli

Coat of arms

Map highlighting the location of the province of Vercelli in Italy
Country  Italy
Region Piedmont
Capital(s) Vercelli
Comuni 86
  President Carlo Riva Vercellotti
  Total 2,088 km2 (806 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2015[1])
  Total 176,121
  Density 84/km2 (220/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 13010-13012, 13015, 13017-13028,
13030-13041, 13043-13049, 13060, 13100
Telephone prefix 015, 0161, 0163
Vehicle registration VC

Vercelli (Italian: Provincia di Vercelli) is a province in the Piedmont region of northern Italy. Its capital is Vercelli.

As of 2015, it has an area of 2,081 square kilometres (803 sq mi) and a total population of some 176,000. It is an area known for the cultivation of rice.

Sacro Monte di Varallo. Façade of the basilica.

Main sights

In 2003, the Sacred Mountain of Varallo was inserted by UNESCO in the World Heritage List.

Other historical sights include the Basilica of Sant'Andrea in Vercelli. There are also numerous natural sights in the Valsesia area.

See also


  1. Demographics data from ISTAT

Coordinates: 45°19′N 8°25′E / 45.317°N 8.417°E / 45.317; 8.417

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