Friday, December 4, 2009
Baceno is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Verbano-Cusio-Ossola in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 140 km northeast of Turin and about 40 km northwest of Verbania, on the border with Switzerland. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 963 and an area of 68.6 km².
The municipality of Baceno contains the frazioni (subdivisions, mainly villages and hamlets) Alpe Devero, Croveo, Goglio, Rifugio Castiglioni E. all'Alpe Devero, and Rifugio Sesto Calende all'Alpe Devero.
Baceno borders the following municipalities: Binn (Switzerland), Crodo, Formazza, Grengiols (Switzerland), Premia, Varzo.