Province of Biella
|• President||Gianluca Foglia Barbisin|
|• Total||913.28 km2 (352.62 sq mi)|
|• Density||200/km2 (510/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
The Province of Biella (Italian : Provincia di Biella, Piedmontese: Provincia ëd Biela) is a province of Italy located in Piedmont. It was created in 1992 and its capital is the city of Biella.
It has an area of 913 square kilometres (353 sq mi), and a total population of 178 551 (1-1-2017). There are 82 comuni (singular: comune) in the province .
The main comuni by population are:
Biella is home to the Sacred Mountain of Oropa, which became a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2003.[ citation needed ]
Coordinates: 45°34′39″N8°3′4″E / 45.57750°N 8.05111°E
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