Gussago

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Gussago
Ghüsàch
Comune
Comune di Gussago
Panorama of Gussago
Panorama of Gussago
Gussago is located in Italy
Gussago
Gussago
Location of Gussago in Italy
Coordinates: 45°36′N 10°9′E / 45.600°N 10.150°E / 45.600; 10.150Coordinates: 45°36′N 10°9′E / 45.600°N 10.150°E / 45.600; 10.150
Country Italy
Region Lombardy
Province Brescia (BS)
Frazioni Barco, Casaglio, Civine, Croce, Mandolossa, Navezze, Piazza, Piedeldosso, Ronco, Sale di Gussago, Villa
Government
 • Mayor Lucia Lazzari (PDL)
Area
 • Total 25 km2 (10 sq mi)
Elevation 185 m (607 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 16,891
 • Density 680/km2 (1,700/sq mi)
Demonym Gussaghesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 25064
Dialing code 030
Patron saint Santa Maria Assunta
Saint day 15 August
Website Official website

Gussago is a town and comune in the province of Brescia, in Lombardy. The town is situated in Franciacorta, an area known for its precious wines. There are also many other cookery specialities, as spiedo (rolled birds), meat products and wines.

The most important monument is Santissima, an old cloister situated on the summit of Barbisone Hill. The patroness Saint of Gussago is St. Mary.

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