Balzola ( Bàussla Piedmontese ) is a municipality with 1397 (as of 31 December 2012) inhabitants in the province of Alessandria (AL ), Region Piedmont.
The municipality consists of the villages Quadro, Villa, Cascine, Villaveri, Pozzarello, Borgoratto, Giarone and Castelli. Neighboring municipalities are Casale Monferrato, Costanzana (VC ), Morano sul Po, Rive (VC) and Villanova Monferrato. Patron saint of the place is San Rocco.
The town is located 60 kilometers east of Turin and about 35 kilometers northwest of the provincial capital of Alessandria. The municipality covers an area of 16 square kilometers.
Sons and daughters of the town
- Carlo Bigatto (1895-1942), football player and coach