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Province of Biella

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Biella is a town and comune in the northern Italian region of Piedmont, the capital of the province of the same name, with a population of 43,733 as of 2012. It is located about 80km northeast of Turin and about 80km west-northwest of Milan.It lies in the foothills of the Alps, in the Bo mountain range near Mt. Mucrone and Camino, an area rich in springs and lakes, the heart of the Biellese Alps irrigated by several mountain streams: the Elvo to the west of the town, the Oropa and the Cervo to the east. Nearby natural and notable tourist attractions include the Zegna Viewpoint, the Bielmonte Ski Resort, Burcina Natural Reserve, and the moors to the south of town. The Sanctuary of Oropa is a site of religious pilgrimages. In 2003, the Sacred Mountain of Oropa was inserted by UNESCO in the World Heritage List.Biella is an important wool processing and textile centre. There is a small airport in the nearby comune of Cerrione.HistoryOriginsThe first inhabitants of the area were Ligurians and Celts. This has been ascertained from archaeological finds: they lived near streams and lakes, at first as fishermen and hunters, and later, herders.
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