Ceto, Lombardy

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Comune di Ceto
Ceto's panorama
Ceto's panorama
Comune of Ceto in Val Camonica
Comune of Ceto in Val Camonica
Ceto is located in Italy
Location of Ceto in Italy
Coordinates: 46°0′12″N 10°21′10″E / 46.00333°N 10.35278°E / 46.00333; 10.35278Coordinates: 46°0′12″N 10°21′10″E / 46.00333°N 10.35278°E / 46.00333; 10.35278
Country Italy
Region Lombardy
Province / Metropolitan city Province of Brescia (BS)
Frazioni Badetto, Nadro
 • Total 32 km2 (12 sq mi)
Elevation 453 m (1,486 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 1,943
 • Density 61/km2 (160/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Cetesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 25040
Dialing code 0364
Patron saint Sant'Andrea Apostolo
Saint day 30 November
Website Official website

Ceto (Hét in local camunian dialect) is an Italian comune of 1943 inhabitants[1] in Val Camonica, province of Brescia, in Lombardy.


The village of Ceto is bounded by other communes of Braone, Breno, Capo di Ponte, Cerveno, Cevo, Cimbergo, Daone (TN), Ono San Pietro.


In February 1798 the town of Nadro was united to that of Ceto, and assumed the name of "comune of Ceto and Nadro. "

Between 1816 and 1859 the town was called "Ceto with Nadro", while from 1859 to 1927 only "Ceto". In that year he was joined Cerveno, which was linked with the name "Ceto Cerveno" until 1947.

Monuments and places of interest[edit]

Religious architectures[edit]

The churches of Ceto are:

  • Church of St. Andrew the Apostle. Rebuilt on a previous building in 1700 from a design by Anthonio Spiazzi.
  • Church of Saints Faustino and Jovita.


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 Ceto is Fontàne, Bagàtoi or Sgaréi.


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

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