Comune di Romentino

Coat of arms

Location of Romentino in Italy

Coordinates: 45°28′N 8°43′E / 45.467°N 8.717°E / 45.467; 8.717
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Province / Metropolitan city Novara (NO)
  Mayor Alessio Biondo
  Total 17 km2 (7 sq mi)
Elevation 136 m (446 ft)
Population (31 December 2014)[1]
  Total 5,613
  Density 330/km2 (860/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Romentinesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 28068
Dialing code 0321
Patron saint San Giovanni Battista
Saint day 24 June
Website Official website

Romentino is a town of about 5,600 inhabitants in the province of Novara, Piedmont (Northern Italy) 8 kilometres (5 mi) east of Novara and 40 kilometres (25 mi) west of Milano. It has an area of about 18 square kilometres (6.9 sq mi).

According to local historian Luigi Baldi, Romentino was founded by the Romans after their conquest of Cisalpine Gaul (Northern Italy) in 2nd century BC. The name of the town was Roma apud Ticinum, that means Rome near Ticino River, though other hypotheses about the original name exist.


  1. All demographics and other statistics from the Italian statistical institute (Istat)

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