Montichiari

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Montichiari

Munticiàr
Città di Montichiari
Coat of arms of Montichiari
Coat of arms
Location of Montichiari
Montichiari is located in Italy
Montichiari
Montichiari
Location of Montichiari in Italy
Montichiari is located in Lombardy
Montichiari
Montichiari
Montichiari (Lombardy)
Coordinates: 45°25′N 10°24′E / 45.417°N 10.400°E / 45.417; 10.400Coordinates: 45°25′N 10°24′E / 45.417°N 10.400°E / 45.417; 10.400[1]
CountryItaly
RegionLombardy
ProvinceBrescia (BS)
FrazioniVighizzolo, Novagli, Chiarini, Ro, Sant'Antonio
Government
 • MayorMarco Togni
Area
 • Total81 km2 (31 sq mi)
Elevation
108 m (354 ft)
Population
 (2011)[4]
 • Total24,103
 • Density300/km2 (770/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Monteclarensi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
25018
Dialing code030
Patron saintSan Pancrazio
Saint dayMay 12
WebsiteOfficial website

Montichiari (Brescian: Munticiàr) is a town and comune in the province of Brescia, in Lombardy. It received the honorary title of city with a presidential decree on December 27, 1991. On its territory there are the Gabriele D'Annunzio airport (Italian: Aeroporto Gabriele D'Annunzio), the fair center Centro Fiera del Garda and the Bonoris castle (Italian: Castello Bonoris).

The Bonoris castle in Montichiari.

Giovanni Treccani, publisher of the eponymous encyclopedia, was born in Montichiari.

Twin towns[edit]

Montichiari is twinned with:

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ "The World Gazetteer". Archived from the original on February 9, 2013. Retrieved 2007-02-22.
  2. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  3. ^ "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  4. ^ ISTAT