Cevo

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Cevo

Séf
Comune di Cevo
Panorama - Cevo (Foto Luca Giarelli).jpg
Comune of Cevo in Val Camonica
Comune of Cevo in Val Camonica
Location of Cevo
Cevo is located in Italy
Cevo
Cevo
Location of Cevo in Italy
Cevo is located in Lombardy
Cevo
Cevo
Cevo (Lombardy)
Coordinates: 46°4′56″N 10°22′10″E / 46.08222°N 10.36944°E / 46.08222; 10.36944Coordinates: 46°4′56″N 10°22′10″E / 46.08222°N 10.36944°E / 46.08222; 10.36944
CountryItaly
RegionLombardy
ProvinceBrescia (BS)
FrazioniFresine, Andrista, Isola
Government
 • MayorSilvio Marcello Citroni
Area
 • Total35.47 km2 (13.70 sq mi)
Elevation
1,100 m (3,600 ft)
Population
 (30 June 2017)[3]
 • Total870
 • Density25/km2 (64/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Cevesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
25040
Dialing code0364
Patron saintSaint Vigilius of Trento
Saint day26 June
WebsiteOfficial website

Cevo (Camunian: Séf) is an Italian comune in Val Camonica, province of Brescia, Lombardy, northern Italy.

Neighbouring communes are Saviore dell'Adamello and Berzo Demo. It is located near Valle Camonica near the slopes of Adamello.

History[edit]

On April 22, 1644, most of the town of Cevo was burned down by a fire started by lightning. On July 3, 1944, most of the houses in the town were either damaged, destroyed, or looted by the combined Wehrmacht and Italian Fascist forces, in retaliation for activities by the partisans. Six people were killed and two-thirds of the 1,200 residents were left homeless.

Main sights[edit]

The Town Hall.

Churches Cevo are:

  • Church of St. Sixtus of the sixteenth century from earlier Romanesque building, surrounded by a small cemetery.
  • Parish of San Vigilio of the sixteenth century
  • Church of Sant 'Antonio Abate

Culture[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 Cevo is Barlócc.

Twin towns[edit]

Cevo is twinned with:

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  3. ^ ISTAT Archived March 3, 2016, at the Wayback Machine

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