Monno

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Monno

Mòn
Comune di Monno
Monno
Monno
Location of Monno
Monno is located in Italy
Monno
Monno
Location of Monno in Italy
Monno is located in Lombardy
Monno
Monno
Monno (Lombardy)
Coordinates: 46°12′48″N 10°20′26″E / 46.21333°N 10.34056°E / 46.21333; 10.34056Coordinates: 46°12′48″N 10°20′26″E / 46.21333°N 10.34056°E / 46.21333; 10.34056
CountryItaly
RegionLombardy
ProvinceBrescia (BS)
Area
 • Total31.03 km2 (11.98 sq mi)
Elevation
1,066 m (3,497 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total540
 • Density17/km2 (45/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Monnesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
25040
Dialing code0364
Patron saintSan Pietro e San Paolo
Saint day29 giugno
WebsiteOfficial website
San Pietro e Paolo Church

Monno (Camunian: Mòn[4]) is a village and comune in the province of Brescia, in Lombardy. It is situated above the right bank of the river Oglio, in upper Val Camonica.

Geography[edit]

Location[edit]

Monno is located along the road which from Val Camonica goes to Mortirolo Pass.

Monuments and Attractions[edit]

Religious Architecture[edit]

The churches of Monno are:[5]

  • San Pietro e Paolo Church, it was built on the ruins of a building of the XIV century. The gate, which dates back to 1629, is made of marble of Vezza. In 1895, Antonio Guadanini painted on the apse the Annunciation with the Evangelists in the hackle.[6]
  • San Francesco Oratory, its structure dates back to the XVI century and it was designated as a cinema.
  • San Sebastiano e Fabiano Church, it was built on an older building.
  • San Brizio Church

Military Architecture[edit]

  • Castello di Monno, it was owned by Federici's family and then by Corata's family that disappeared without heirs in 1733. There are no traces, except for the base of San Pietro e Paolo Church.[7]
  • Cannon of the WWII on the peak of Monte Pagano.

Places of natural interest[edit]

Location of Monno in Val Camonica

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
  4. ^ Ertani, Lino (1980). Dizionario del Dialetto Camuno e di Toponomastica. Artogne: Tipografia M. Quetti. p. 156.
  5. ^ Fontana, Eugenio (1984). Terra di Valle Camonica. Industrie Grafiche Bresciane. p. 143.
  6. ^ Valzelli, Giannetto. Antonio Guadagnini. Comune di Esine. p. 175.
  7. ^ AAVV, Itinera - 4 - Castelli, torri e fortificazioni, Breno, Tipografia camuna, 2003, p. 52