Villanova Monferrato

Villanova Monferrato
Comune di Villanova Monferrato

Coat of arms
Villanova Monferrato

Location of Villanova Monferrato in Italy

Coordinates: 45°11′N 8°29′E / 45.183°N 8.483°E / 45.183; 8.483
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Province / Metropolitan city Alessandria (AL)
  Mayor Mauro Cabiati
  Total 16.6 km2 (6.4 sq mi)
Elevation 111 m (364 ft)
Population (2005)[1]
  Total 1,775
  Density 110/km2 (280/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Villanovesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 15030
Dialing code 0142
Patron saint St. Emilianus
Saint day July 16
Website Official website

Villanova Monferrato is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Alessandria in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 60 kilometres (37 mi) east of Turin and about 30 kilometres (19 mi) northwest of Alessandria and about 17 kilometres (11 mi) south of Vercelli. Located in the plain to the left of the Po, it the most northerly comune in the province, and borders on the comuni of Caresana, Motta de' Conti, Rive, and Stroppiana in the Vercelli, as well as those of Balzola and Casale Monferrato in the Province of Alessandria.

Notable buildings include the 19th-century parish church of Sant'Emiliano, the oratory of the confraternity of San Michele, and the town hall which contains a painting by Pier Francesco Guala depicting the Virgin and Child and the saints Emilian and Bernardino of Siena.

See also


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

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