|Comune di Artogne|
|Province / Metropolitan city||Brescia (BS)|
|• Mayor||Maddalena Lorenzetti (since June 2006)|
|• Total||21 km2 (8 sq mi)|
|Elevation||266 m (873 ft)|
|• Density||170/km2 (440/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|Patron saint||Santi Cornelio e Cipriano|
|Saint day||16 settembre|
In 1233 Artogne became property of the Brusati family.
Artogne is indicated on the 1508 map of Valle Camonica designed by Leonardo da Vinci, which is kept at the Royal Library of Windsor, in Great Britain.
In 1912 a severe flood hit the village.
In 1927 the town merged with that of Pian Camuno, creating the town of Pian d'Artogne. This was split again in 1957.
On July 26, 1944 Battista Pedersoli, Giacomo Marioli and Antonio Cotti Cottiniare were killed at the Cascina Campelli by nazi-fascists.
Monuments and places of interest
The churches of Artogne are:
- Church of Santa Maria to Elizabeth, said of the Visitation, fifteenth of origin: the portal of entry is the date 1532;
- Church of Sant'Andrea fifteenth of style with bell tower of the 15th century.The presbytery is separated from the nave by an iron grating.
- Parish of Saints Cornelius and Cyprian, the portal in "stone of Sarnico" contains the word "pietas polùpuli erexit years 1751/cornelio et cypria martiribus". The staircase is of the 1959.
There are several houses of Federici, including one with a stone portal of Sarnico and studded wooden door of the 15th century.
Traditions and folklore
The scütüm are in camunian dialect nicknames, sometimes personal, elsewhere showing the characteristic features of a community. The one which characterize the people of Artogne are Patàte, Mascherpine, maia mèlga, Màgole.
People linked to Artogne:
Artogne is twinned with:
- Courcelles, Belgium, since 1999
- Panazza, Gaetano; Araldo Bertolini (1984). Arte in Val Camonica - vol 3 (in Italian). Brescia: Industrie grafiche bresciane.
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