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Fontanetto Po

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Country  Italy
Frazioni  La Guidera
Demonym(s)  Fontanettesi
Area  23.3 km²
Province  Province of Vercelli
Region  Piedmont
Province / Metropolitan city  Vercelli (VC)
Elevation  120 m (390 ft)
Time zone  CET (UTC+1)
Local time  Tuesday 4:20 AM
Postal code  13040
Dialling code  0161
Fontanetto Po
Weather  4°C, Wind NW at 8 km/h, 75% Humidity

Fontanetto Po is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Vercelli in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 40 kilometres (25 mi) northeast of Turin and about 20 kilometres (12 mi) southwest of Vercelli.


Map of 13040 Fontanetto Po Province of Vercelli, Italy

Fontanetto Po borders the following municipalities: Crescentino, Gabiano, Livorno Ferraris, Moncestino, Palazzolo Vercellese, and Trino.

Main sights

  • Oratory of St. Sebastian, built perhaps in the 11th century, and remade in the 15th century. The interior houses remains of mid-15th century frescoes.
  • Parish church of St. Martin, built in the 11th century and restored in the 16th–18th centuries
  • Church of the Holy Trinity, built from 1488
  • 15th century St. John Watermill
  • People

  • Giovanni Battista Viotti (1755–1824), violinist and composer was born in Fontanetto Po. He was one of the great composers of his time, Also he played the viola. He is also credited of having composed the music of the Marseillaise, the French National Hymn, eleven years before Claude Joseph Rouget de Lisle.
  • References

    Fontanetto Po Wikipedia

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