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Piode
—  Comune  —
Comune di Piode

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Piode is located in Italy
Piode
Location of Piode in Italy
Coordinates: 45°46′N 8°3′E / 45.767°N 8.05°E / 45.767; 8.05Coordinates: 45°46′N 8°3′E / 45.767°N 8.05°E / 45.767; 8.05
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Province Vercelli (VC)
Area
 - Total 13.6 km2 (5.3 sq mi)
Population (Dec. 2004)[1]
 - Total 205
 - Density 15.1/km2 (39/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 - Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 13020
Dialing code 0163

Piode (Piedmontese: Piòvi) is a comune (municipality) and village of Valsesia in the Province of Vercelli in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 80 km northeast of Turin and about 60 km northwest of Vercelli.

The name ‘Piode’ refers to the many local quarries for the extraction of the stone slabs known as piodi, which are traditionally used to clad the roofs of Alpine houses and baite.

Piode borders the following municipalities: Campertogno, Pettinengo, Pila, Rassa, and Scopello.

Demographic evolution

Notes

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

References

  • Piode from www.valsesia.it


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