|Comune di Roppolo|
Roppolo seen from its castle.
Location of Roppolo in Italy
|Coordinates: 45°25′N 8°4′E / 45.417°N 8.067°E|
|Province / Metropolitan city||Biella (BI)|
|Frazioni||Babò, Borgata Salomone, Castello, Comuna di Roppolo, Morzano, Peverano, Pioglio, San Vitale|
|• Mayor||Giorgio Boltri|
|• Total||8.7 km2 (3.4 sq mi)|
|Elevation||307 m (1,007 ft)|
|Population (31 December 2010)|
|• Density||110/km2 (280/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
Roppolo is located on the southern slopes of Ivrea glacial ridge, west to the Lake of Viverone. It borders the following municipalities: Alice Castello, Cavaglià, Cerrione, Dorzano, Salussola, Viverone, Zimone.
The hamlet is mentioned for the first time in a 936 AD document. It is home to a castle, largely built during the 14th century. Economy is based on the production of wine and kiwifruit.
- All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.