Caino

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Caino
Comune
Comune di Caino
Coat of Arms of Caino
Caino is located in Italy
Caino
Caino
Location of Caino in Italy
Coordinates: 45°37′N 10°19′E / 45.617°N 10.317°E / 45.617; 10.317Coordinates: 45°37′N 10°19′E / 45.617°N 10.317°E / 45.617; 10.317
Country Italy
Region Lombardy
Province / Metropolitan city Province of Brescia (BS)
Government
 • Mayor Cesare Sambrici (from 26/05/2014)
Area
 • Total 17 km2 (7 sq mi)
Elevation 385 m (1,263 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 2,123
 • Density 120/km2 (320/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 25070
Dialing code 030
Patron saint Saint Zeno
Saint day April 12
Website Official website

Caino (Caì in local dialect) is a comune in the province of Brescia, in Lombardy located in the Valle del Garza. It is bounded by other communes of Nave and Lumezzane.

Geography[edit]

Caino is distant almost 12 km (7,46 mi) from Brescia. It borders with other five communes: Agnosine, Lumezzane, Nave, Serle and Vallio Terme. It's located in the Valle del Garza, litterally translated Garza's Valley. Garza is the stream which passes through the comune, its headwaters are in Lumezzane.

Topography[edit]

The comune of Caino is divided into 14 streets (vie in italian):

  • Via Nazionale, the main street which connects Caino with the adjacent communes and which is part of the Strada Provinciale 237;
  • Via Bagnolo;
  • Via Follo;
  • Via San Rocco;
  • Via Grignole;
  • Via Pianzano;
  • Via Villa Sera;
  • Via Fucina;
  • Via Micinigo;
  • Via Don Gino Pirlo;
  • Via Folletto;
  • Via Villa Mattina;
  • Via Rasile;
  • Via Tolzana.

The city hall is located in Via Villa Mattina, 9. The library in Via Folletto, 2. The sport center in Via Rasile. The Parish with the main church in Via Folletto 7/B.

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