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Vercelli [verˈtʃɛlli] (Vërsèj in Piedmontese), is a city and comune of about 47,000 inhabitants in the Province of Vercelli, Piedmont, northern Italy. One of the oldest urban sites in northern Italy, it was founded, according to most historians, around the year 600 BC. The city is situated on the river Sesia in the plain of the river Po between Milan and Turin. It is an important centre for the cultivation of rice, and is surrounded by rice paddies, which are flooded in the summer. The climate is typical of the Po Valley with cold, foggy winters (0.4 °C (33 °F) in January) and oppressive heat during the summer months (23.45 °C (74 °F) in July). Rainfall is most prevalent during the spring and autumn; thunderstorms are common in the summer. The languages spoken in Vercelli are Italian and Piedmontese; the variety of Piedmontese native to the city is called Varsleis. The world's first university funded by public money was established in Vercelli in 1228 (the seventh university founded in Italy), but was closed in 1372.Today it has a university of literature and philosophy as a part of the Università del Piemonte Orientale and a satellite campus of the Politecnico di Torino.

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Home to pretty treasures, Vercelli is Italy's best kept secret. When planning a trip to Vercelli, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Parma. Parma is bestowed with interesting set of attractions like Sforza Castle, Museum Of La Scala, Milan Cathedral Or The Duomo. To reach Vercelli, hop on a flight to airport which is the nearest major Parma Airport. Most online packages to this city are of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Vercelli*

  • Pollution Statistics in Vercelli

    Know the pollution level of Vercelli before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
  • Vercelli: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Vercelli for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Vercelli.

    • Corruption and Bribery 25 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 100 (Very High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 25 (Low)
  • Living in Vercelli - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 96.88 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 33.62 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 62 (Very High)
    • Cost of Living Index 93.02 (High)
    • Health Care Index 75 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 3.39 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 73.44 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Vercelli

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Vercelli

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.2 USD
    • International Movie per seat 9.41 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 43.57 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 97.26 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 101.66 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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