Santa Maria Maggiore, Piedmont

Santa Maria Maggiore is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Verbano-Cusio-Ossola in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 130 kilometres (81 mi) northeast of Turin and about 25 kilometres (16 mi) north of Verbania, on the border with Switzerland. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 1,236 and an area of 53.2 square kilometres (20.5 sq mi).[3]

Santa Maria Maggiore
Comune di Santa Maria Maggiore
Location of Santa Maria Maggiore
Santa Maria Maggiore
Location of Santa Maria Maggiore in Italy
Santa Maria Maggiore
Santa Maria Maggiore (Piedmont)
Coordinates: 46°8′N 8°28′E
CountryItaly
RegionPiedmont
ProvinceProvince of Verbano-Cusio-Ossola (VB)
Area
  Total53.2 km2 (20.5 sq mi)
Elevation
816 m (2,677 ft)
Population
 (Dec. 2004)[2]
  Total1,236
  Density23/km2 (60/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Maggioritani
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
28038
Dialing code0324
WebsiteOfficial website


Santa Maria Maggiore borders the following municipalities: Campo (Vallemaggia) (Switzerland), Craveggia, Druogno, Malesco, Masera, Montecrestese, Toceno, Trontano, Vergeletto (Switzerland).


Santa Maria Maggiore is located on the narrow gauge Domodossola–Locarno railway, also known as the Centovalli railway (Italian: Centovallina) which negotiates the rugged Italian Alps terrain between Domodossola, Italy, on the east and Locarno, Switzerland, on the west. It also passes through the villages of Intragna, Marone, and Malesco. [4]

References

  1. "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  3. All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
  4. Maps of North Italy and the Piedmont


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