Sagliano Micca

Sagliano Micca
Comune di Sagliano Micca

Coat of arms
Sagliano Micca

Location of Sagliano Micca in Italy

Coordinates: 45°37′N 8°3′E / 45.617°N 8.050°E / 45.617; 8.050
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Province / Metropolitan city Province of Biella (BI)
Frazioni Casale, Passobreve, Oneglie, Falletti, Code Inferiore, Code Superiore
  Mayor Patrick Forgnone
  Total 14.9 km2 (5.8 sq mi)
Elevation 589 m (1,932 ft)
Population (31 December 2010)[1]
  Total 1,679
  Density 110/km2 (290/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Saglianesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 13065
Dialing code 015

Sagliano Micca is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Biella in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 70 kilometres (43 mi) northeast of Turin and about 6 kilometres (4 mi) north of Biella.

Sagliano Micca borders the following municipalities: Andorno Micca, Biella, Fontainemore, Gaby, Issime, Miagliano, Piedicavallo, Pralungo, Quittengo, Rosazza, San Paolo Cervo, Tavigliano, Tollegno, Veglio.

Once known only as Sagliano, the city changed name to honour its most famous citizen, Pietro Micca, a hero of the siege of Turin in 1706.

Sagliano Micca is the home of Cappellificio Cervo, distinguished makers of fedora hats.

Twin towns — Sister cities

Sagliano Micca is twinned with:


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

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