Comune di Roppolo

Roppolo seen from its castle.

Coat of arms

Location of Roppolo in Italy

Coordinates: 45°25′N 8°4′E / 45.417°N 8.067°E / 45.417; 8.067
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
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)[1]
  Total 934
  Density 110/km2 (280/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 13883
Dialing code 0161

Roppolo is a municipality in the Province of Biella in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 50 kilometres (31 mi) northeast of Turin and about 15 kilometres (9 mi) south of Biella.

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.


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

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