Concesio

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Concesio
Comune
Comune di Concesio
Coat of arms of Concesio
Coat of arms
Concesio is located in Italy
Concesio
Concesio
Location of Concesio in Italy
Coordinates: 45°36′N 10°13′E / 45.600°N 10.217°E / 45.600; 10.217
Country Italy
Region Lombardy
Province Brescia (BS)
Frazioni Artignago, Cà De Bosio, Campagnole, Costorio, Pieve, Roncaglie, Sant'Andrea, San Vigilio, Stocchetta
Government
 • Mayor Stefano Retali (Democratic Party)
Area
 • Total 19 km2 (7 sq mi)
Elevation 216 m (709 ft)
Population (31 July 2009)
 • Total 14,662
 • Density 770/km2 (2,000/sq mi)
Demonym Concesiani
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 25062
Dialing code 030
Patron saint St. Roch
Saint day 16 August

Concesio (Consés in local Lombard) is a town and comune in the province of Brescia, in Lombardy in Trompia valley. It is located 8.2 kilometres (5.1 mi) north of Brescia and 6.8 kilometres (4.2 mi) south of Sarezzo. Concesio is located in the lower Val Trompia, at the foot of Monte Spina. The comune is bounded by other communes of Brescia, Bovezzo, Lumezzane, Villa Carcina, Gussago and Collebeato.

It is the birthplace of Giovanni Battista Montini, who was Pope (1963-1978) under the name of Paul VI.

Notable People[edit]

Sources[edit]