Montichiari

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Montichiari
Comune
Città di Montichiari
Coat of arms of Montichiari
Coat of arms
Montichiari is located in Italy
Montichiari
Montichiari
Location of Montichiari in Italy
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]
Country Italy
Region Lombardy
Province Brescia (BS)
Frazioni Vighizzolo, Novagli, Chiarini, Ro, Sant'Antonio
Government
 • Mayor Elena Zanola
Area
 • Total 81 km2 (31 sq mi)
Elevation 108 m (354 ft)
Population (2011)[2]
 • Total 24,103
 • Density 300/km2 (770/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Monteclarensi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 25018
Dialing code 030
Patron saint San Pancrazio
Saint day May 12
Website Official website

Montichiari is a town and comune in the province of Brescia (Italian: Provincia di Brescia), in Lombardy (Italian: Lombardia). 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. ^ ISTAT