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Encyclopedia > Novara
Comune di Novara
Coat of arms of Comune di Novara
Municipal coat of arms
Country Italy Italy
Region Piedmont
Province Novara (NO)
Mayor Massimo Giordano
Elevation 162 m
Area 103 km²
Population
 - Total (as of December 31, 2004) 102,817
 - Density 990/km²
Time zone CET, UTC+1
Coordinates 45°27′N 08°37′E
Gentilic Novaresi
Dialing code 0321
Postal code 28100
Frazioni Lumellogno, Olengo, Pernate, Torrion Quartara, Agognate, Casalgiate, Cascina Montà, Cascina Roggia Mora, Gionzana, Pagliate
Patron San Gaudenzio
 - Day January 22
Website: www.comune.novara.it


Novara is a city of Piedmont, in North-west Italy, to the west of Milan. Image File history File links Novara-Stemma. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Italy. ... The Regions of Italy were granted a degree of regional autonomy in the 1948 constitution, which states that the constitutions role is: to recognize, protect and promote local autonomy, to ensure that services at the State level are as decentralized as possible, and to adapt the principles and laws... Piedmont (Italian: Piemonte) is a region of northwestern Italy. ... In Italy, the province (in Italian: provincia) is an administrative division of an intermediate level, between municipality (comune) and region (Regione). ... Novara (It. ... December 31 is the 365th day of the year (366th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Time zones of Europe: Light colours indicate countries not observing daylight saving Central European Time (CET) is one of the names of the time zone that is 1 hour ahead of Coordinated Universal Time. ... Central European Time West Africa Time British Summer Time* Irish Summer Time* Western European Summer Time* Category: ... A demonym or gentilic is a word that denotes the members of a people or the inhabitants of a place. ... Here are a list of area codes in Italy. ... A frazione, in Italy, is the name given in administrative law to a type of territorial subdivision of a comune; for other subdivisions, see municipio, circoscrizione, quartiere. ... January 22 is the 22nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... The city of Chicago, as seen from the sky A city is an urban area that is differentiated from a town, village, or hamlet by size, population density, importance, or legal status. ... Piedmont is a region of northwestern Italy. ... Milan (Italian: Milano; Milanese: Milán (listen)) is the main city of northern Italy, located in the plains of Lombardy. ...


It is the capital city of the province of Novara. Novara (It. ...


History

Founded in ancient times by Romans, Novara was the site of two important battles, the Battle of Novara (in 1513) in the War of the League of Cambrai and the Battle of Novara (in 1849) in the Italian Wars of Independence. Nickname: The Eternal City Motto: SPQR: Senatus PopulusQue Romanus Location of the city of Rome (yellow) within the Province of Rome (red) and region of Lazio (grey) Coordinates: Region Lazio Province Province of Rome Founded 21 April 753 BC Mayor Walter Veltroni Area    - City 1,285 km²  (496. ... The Battle of Novara was a battle of the Italian Wars fought on June 6, 1513, next to Novara, in Northen Italy. ... The War of the League of Cambrai, sometimes known as the War of the Holy League and by several other names,[1] was a major conflict in the Italian Wars. ... For the 1513 Battle of Novara, see Battle of Novara (1513). ...


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NOVARA - LoveToKnow Article on NOVARA (513 words)
Novara, the ancient Novaria, according to Pliny a place of Celtic origin, according to Cato (but wrongly) of Ligurian origin, was a municipal city, and lay on the road between Vercellae and Mediolanum.
A dukedom of Novara was constituted by the Lombards, a countship by Charlemagne.
Restored to Savoy in 1814, it was in 1821 the scene of the defeat of the Piedmontese by the Austrians, and in 1849 of the more disastrous battle which led to the abdication of Charles Albert and an Austrian occupation of the city.
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Novara's urban plan was assigned by an international competition to architect Gianfranco Pagliettini in March 2000 and approved by the City Council in March 2001.
Novara was part of the 'Lombardo-Veneto' state (whose capital was Milano) until the middle of the 19th century and also in 20th, and grew towards Milano: actually, it is Piedmontese, but a satellite of the Milanese metropolitan area.
Novara's 2000 urban plan tries to meet the challenge at two levels: the restoration of the historical deficit of urban identity and territorial centrality and the timing of the regeneration, to be able to take part in the field of the main European intermodal platforms.
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