Braone

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Braone
Braù
Comune
Comune di Braone
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Braone is located in Italy
Braone
Braone
Location of Braone in Italy
Coordinates: 45°59′30″N 10°20′36″E / 45.99167°N 10.34333°E / 45.99167; 10.34333Coordinates: 45°59′30″N 10°20′36″E / 45.99167°N 10.34333°E / 45.99167; 10.34333
Country Italy
Region Lombardy
Province Brescia (BS)
Area
 • Total 12 km2 (5 sq mi)
Elevation 394 m (1,293 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 672
 • Density 56/km2 (150/sq mi)
Demonym Braonesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 25040
Dialing code 0364
Patron saint Purification of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Candlemas)
Saint day 2 February
Website Official website

Braone (Braù in camunian dialect) is an Italian comune of 672 inhabitants[1] in Val Camonica, province of Brescia, in Lombardy.

Geography[edit]

It is bounded by other communes of Breno, Cerveno, Ceto, Losine, Niardo.

Parish church

History[edit]

See also: Val Camonica

In 1956 coins were discovered in Braone, the latest of which date back to Anastasius I (circa 518 CE).

Monuments and places of interest[edit]

Religious architecture[edit]

The churches of Braone are:

  • Parish Church of the Purification of the Virgin Mary, reported already in 1439, has a stone portal Sarnico of the eighteenth century. The altarpiece is by Fiammenghino.

Society[edit]

Demographic trends[edit]

Traditions and folklore[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 Braone is Gàcc.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b ISTAT

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