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Comune di Braone
Panorama-Braone (Foto Luca Giarelli).jpg
Map of comune of Braone in Val Camonica (LG).jpg
Braone is located in Italy
Location of Braone in Italy
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
Country Italy
Region Lombardy
Province / Metropolitan city Brescia (BS)
 • Total 12 km2 (5 sq mi)
Elevation 394 m (1,293 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 672
 • Density 56/km2 (150/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Braonesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 25040
Dialing code 0364
Patron saint Purification of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Candlemas)
Saint day 2 February
Website Official website

Braone (Braù in camunian dialect) 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.


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

Monuments and places of interest[edit]

Parish church

Religious architecture[edit]

The churches of Braone are:

  • 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.


Demographic trends[edit]

Traditions and folklore[edit]

The scütüm are in camunian dialect nicknames, sometimes personal, elsewhere showing the characteristic features of a community. The one which characterize the people of Braone is Gàcc.


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

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