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Balocco
—  Comune  —
Comune di Balocco
Balocco is located in Italy
Balocco
Location of Balocco in Italy
Coordinates: 45°27′N 8°17′E / 45.45°N 8.283°E / 45.45; 8.283Coordinates: 45°27′N 8°17′E / 45.45°N 8.283°E / 45.45; 8.283
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Province Province of Vercelli (VC)
Government
 - Mayor Piermario Pedruzzi
Area
 - Total 16.7 km2 (6.4 sq mi)
Population (Dec. 2004)
 - Total 273
 - Density 16.3/km2 (42.3/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 - Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 13040
Dialing code 0161

Balocco is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Vercelli in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 60 km (37 mi) northeast of Turin and about 20 km (12 mi) northwest of Vercelli. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 273 and an area of 16.7 km².[1]

Balocco borders the following municipalities: Buronzo, Carisio, Formigliana, San Giacomo Vercellese, and Villarboit.

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Balocco is the seat of the major proving ground of Fiat Group. The Circuito di Balocco test track was built in the early sixties[2 ] by Alfa Romeo for testing new cars, prototypes and racing cars. In the track is also hosted club and racing organization events.[3]

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