Borno, Lombardy

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Borno
Búren
Comune
Comune di Borno
Centertown
Centertown
Coat of arms of Borno
Coat of arms
Borno is located in Italy
Borno
Borno
Location of Borno in Italy
Coordinates: 45°56′46″N 10°11′56″E / 45.94611°N 10.19889°E / 45.94611; 10.19889
Country Italy
Region Lombardy
Province Brescia (BS)
Government
 • Mayor Antonella Rivadossi
Area
 • Total 30 km2 (10 sq mi)
Elevation 912 m (2,992 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 2,653
 • Density 88/km2 (230/sq mi)
Demonym Bornesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 25042
Dialing code 0364
Patron saint St. Bartholomew
Saint day 24 August
Website Official website

Borno (Búren in camunian dialect) is an Italian comune in Val Camonica, province of Brescia, in Lombardy.

It is located on the so-called plateau of the Sun.

Housetower in Borno
Parish church of S Martin and John

Main sights[edit]

  • Parish Church of San Martin and John the Baptist (18th century).
  • Oratory of San Antonio, right of the parish. It houses a fresco by Callisto Piazza.
  • Oratory of the Disciplini
  • Church of Our Lady of Sorrows (17th century)
  • Church of Our Lady of Lourdes, previously dedicated to Saints Vitus and Modestus (16th century)
  • Church of San Fiorino (or Floriano) from the 9th century, with the nave from the 16th century.
  • Church of San Fermo, remodeled in the 16th and 17th century.

Culture[edit]

The scütüm are, in Camunian dialect, nicknames, sometimes personal, elsewhere showing the characteristic features of a community. The one which characterize the people of Borno are Burnàs, Bigi, Làder, maia patate.

People[edit]

References[edit]

Sources[edit]

  • Panazza, Gaetano; Araldo Bertolini (1984). Arte in Val Camonica - vol 1 (in Italian). Brescia: Industrie grafiche bresciane. 

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