Province o Verbano-Cusio-Ossola

Verbano-Cusio-Ossola (Italian: Provincia del Verbano Cusio Ossola) is the northmaist province in the Italian region o Piemont. It wis creatit in 1996 through the fusion o three destinct regions which haed previously been pairt o the Province o Novara. The aurie flankin the wastren shore o Verbano (or Lago Maggiore) forms the eastren pairt o the province; Cusio (or Lago d’Orta) an its environs form the soothren pairt; while the north an east o the province consists o the Ossola, a region o Alpine muntains an valleys.

Province o Verbano-Cusio-Ossola
Map heichlichtin the location o the province o Verbano-Cusio-Ossola in Italy
Map heichlichtin the location o the province o Verbano-Cusio-Ossola in Italy
Kintra Italy
RegionPiemont
Caipital(s)Verbania
Comuni77
Govrenment
 • PresesMassimo Nobili
Area
 • Total2,255 km2 (871 sq mi)
Population
 (2006)
 • Tot161,732
 • Density72/km2 (190/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
Verbania: 28921-28925, Ither auries: 28811-28897
Telephone prefix0321, 0322, 0323, 0324
Vehicle registrationVB
ISTAT103

The province haes a total population o some 160,000, distributit ower an aurie o 2,255 km², wi the biggest population centres being its caipital Verbania on the shores of Lago Maggiore, Domodossola the main toun o the Ossola, an Omegna at the northren end o Lago d’Orta.

Map o the province


Municipal subdiveesionsEedit

There are 77 communes in the province ([1]). O the these the lairgest bi population are:

Commune Population  
Verbania 30,836  
Domodossola 18,362  
Omegna 15,949  
Gravellona Toce 7,595  
Villadossola 6,915
Cannobio 5,113  
Stresa 5,104  

CulturEedit

UNESCO Sacred MuntainsEedit

In 2003, the Sacred Muntain o Domodossola an the Sacred Muntain o Ghiffa wur insertit bi UNESCO in the Warld Heritage Leet.

DemographicsEedit

The top aicht kintras o oreegin o the inhabitants o Verbano-Cusio-Ossola wi foreign citizenship at 31 December 2010 were:[1]

ReferencesEedit

  1. ISTAT. "Verbano-Cusio-Ossola" (in (in Inglis)). ISTAT. Retrieved 2012-06-06.CS1 maint: unrecognised leid (link)

Freemit airtinsEedit

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