Gardone Val Trompia
|Gardone Val Trompia|
|Città di Gardone Val Trompia|
|Province / Metropolitan city||Brescia (BS)|
|• Total||26 km2 (10 sq mi)|
|Elevation||282 m (925 ft)|
|• Density||460/km2 (1,200/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|Patron saint||St. Marco|
|Saint day||25 April|
Gardone Val Trompia is a town and comune in the province of Brescia, in Lombardy, Italy. It is bounded by other communes of Marcheno and Sarezzo. It is located in the Trompia valley. Gardone received the honorary title of city with a presidential decree on September 21, 2001.
It is well known for being the base of the major small arms manufacturers FAMARS and Fabbrica d'Armi Pietro Beretta. Among several regional makers of replica black-powder firearms (A. Uberti, Srl., Chiappa Firearms) the Davide Pedersoli company leads in production of over 75 types of historical black powder muzzle loading and breech loading firearms and is also known as the dominant brand in black-powder shooting competitions worldwide.
Gardone Val Trompia is twinned with:
- Nanoro Department, Burkina Faso
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