Coccaglio

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Coccaglio
Comune
Comune di Coccaglio
Coccaglio is located in Italy
Coccaglio
Coccaglio
Location of Coccaglio in Italy
Coordinates: 45°34′N 9°59′E / 45.567°N 9.983°E / 45.567; 9.983Coordinates: 45°34′N 9°59′E / 45.567°N 9.983°E / 45.567; 9.983
Country Italy
Region Lombardy
Province Brescia (BS)
Government
 • Mayor Franco Claretti
Area
 • Total 11 km2 (4 sq mi)
Population (31 December 2011)[1]
 • Total 8,660
 • Density 790/km2 (2,000/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 25030
Dialing code 030
Website Official website

Coccaglio is a town and comune in the province of Brescia, in Lombardy, Italy. It is approximately 20 miles (32 km) west of Brescia and 35 kilometres (22 mi) southeast of Bergamo.

It was the birthplace, in 1553, of Luca Marenzio, one of the most influential composers of madrigals of the late 16th century.

References[edit]