Gardone Val Trompia

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Gardone Val Trompia
Città di Gardone Val Trompia
Gardone Val Trompia is located in Italy
Gardone Val Trompia
Gardone Val Trompia
Location of Gardone Val Trompia in Italy
Coordinates: 45°41′N 10°11′E / 45.683°N 10.183°E / 45.683; 10.183Coordinates: 45°41′N 10°11′E / 45.683°N 10.183°E / 45.683; 10.183
Country Italy
Region Lombardy
Province / Metropolitan city Brescia (BS)
Frazioni Inzino, Magno
 • Total 26 km2 (10 sq mi)
Elevation 282 m (925 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 11,983
 • Density 460/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Gardonesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 25063
Dialing code 030
Patron saint St. Marco
Saint day 25 April
Website Official website

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.

Twin towns[edit]

Gardone Val Trompia is twinned with:


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