For the river in the Province of Verbano Cusio Ossola, see Strona (river). For the valley of river Strona di Mosso, see Strona di Mosso Valley.
Comune di Strona

Location of Strona in Italy

Coordinates: 45°35′N 8°13′E / 45.583°N 8.217°E / 45.583; 8.217Coordinates: 45°35′N 8°13′E / 45.583°N 8.217°E / 45.583; 8.217
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Province / Metropolitan city Province of Biella (BI)
  Total 3.8 km2 (1.5 sq mi)
Population (Dec. 2004)
  Total 1,217
  Density 320/km2 (830/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 13066
Dialing code 0

Strona 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 12 kilometres (7 mi) northeast of Biella. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 1,217 and an area of 3.8 square kilometres (1.5 sq mi).[1]

Strona borders the following municipalities: Casapinta, Cossato, Crosa, Mezzana Mortigliengo, Trivero, Valle Mosso, Valle San Nicolao.


The name Strona should come from storn or strom, celtic roots for flowing waters or river.[2]

Demographic evolution


  1. All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
  2. Comuni della Provincia di Biella, page 140; AA.VV, Nerosubianco edizioni, Cuneo 2005

See also

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