Concesio

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Concesio
Comune
Comune di Concesio
Coat of arms of Concesio
Coat of arms
Concesio is located in Lombardy
Concesio
Concesio
Location of Concesio in Lombardy
Concesio is located in Italy
Concesio
Concesio
Concesio (Italy)
Coordinates: 45°36′N 10°13′E / 45.600°N 10.217°E / 45.600; 10.217
CountryItaly
RegionLombardy
ProvinceBrescia (BS)
FrazioniArtignago, Cà De Bosio, Campagnole, Costorio, Pieve, Roncaglie, Sant'Andrea, San Vigilio, Stocchetta
Government
 • MayorStefano Retali (Democratic Party)
Area
 • Total19 km2 (7 sq mi)
Elevation216 m (709 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total15,087
 • Density790/km2 (2,100/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Concesiani
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code25062
Dialing code030
Patron saintSt. Roch
Bl. Paul VI
Saint day16 August
26 September

Concesio (Brescian: Consés; locally Conhè) is a town and comune in the province of Brescia, in Lombardy in Trompia valley. It is located 8.2 kilometres (5.1 mi) north of Brescia and 6.8 kilometres (4.2 mi) south of Sarezzo. Concesio is located in the lower Val Trompia, at the foot of Monte Spina. The comune is bounded by other communes of Brescia, Bovezzo, Lumezzane, Villa Carcina, Gussago and Collebeato.

It is the birthplace of Giovanni Battista Montini, who was Pope (1963–78) under the name of Paul VI.

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Sources[edit]

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