Braone

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Braone

Braù
Comune di Braone
Panorama-Braone (Foto Luca Giarelli).jpg
Map of comune of Braone in Val Camonica (LG).jpg
Location of Braone
Braone is located in Italy
Braone
Braone
Location of Braone in Italy
Braone is located in Lombardy
Braone
Braone
Braone (Lombardy)
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
CountryItaly
RegionLombardy
ProvinceBrescia (BS)
Government
 • MayorGabriele Prandini
Area
 • Total13.36 km2 (5.16 sq mi)
Elevation
394 m (1,293 ft)
Population
(30 April 2017)[1]
 • Total689
 • Density52/km2 (130/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Braonesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
25040
Dialing code0364
Patron saintPurification of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Candlemas)
Saint day2 February
WebsiteOfficial website

Braone (Camunian: Bragù or Braù) is an Italian comune of 672 inhabitants[1] in Val Camonica, province of Brescia, in Lombardy.

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

History[edit]

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

Main sights[edit]

Parish church
  • 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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b ISTAT Archived March 3, 2016, at the Wayback Machine.

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