PALLANZA, a small industrial town and summer and winter resort of the province of Novara, Piedmont, Italy. 659 ft. above sea-level. Pop. (1901), 4619 (town); 5247 (commune). It occupies a position of great natural beauty, on a promontory on the W. of Lago Maggiorc, with a semicircle of mountains behind and the lake and Borromean Islands in front, 62 m. N. of Novara direct. The annual mean temperature is 55° Fahr.; January, 37-1°, July, 74°. There is a fine botanical garden.
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