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Cividate Camuno

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Country  Italy
Province / Metropolitan city  Brescia (BS)
Demonym(s)  Cividatesi
Area  3 km²
Postal code  25040
Region  Lombardy
Elevation  275 m (902 ft)
Time zone  CET (UTC+1)
Local time  Monday 8:38 AM
Province  Province of Brescia
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Weather  7°C, Wind NE at 5 km/h, 75% Humidity

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Cividate Camuno (Hiidà in local camunian dialect) is an Italian comune of 2,774 inhabitants (2011), in Val Camonica, province of Brescia, in Lombardy.

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Map of 25040 Cividate Camuno Province of Brescia, Italy

Cividate camuno bs 1960


Geography

The territory of Cividate Camuno is bordered by several municipalities: to the east Bienno, on the north Breno and Malegno, to the west Piancogno, and south Esine and Berzo Inferiore.

History

Originally a Roman town, the Civitas Camunnorum, Cividate Camuno was known as Civethate in the medieval period.

Between 1863 and 1887 Cividate assumed the name "Cividate Alpino", but because of bureaucratic confusion, in 1887 the village re-took the name "Cividate Camuno" .

Main sights

The main tourist sights of Cividate Camuno are:

  • Parish Church of Santa Maria Assunta, standing on the site of the baptismal chapel dedicated to St. John the Baptist, which was replaced after the 11th century by the Romanesque church.
  • Church of Santo Stefano. Commanding the countryside, it is accessed by a ladder with four flights with no other possibility of approach (the ladder is dated 1770). Archaeological excavations have reported pre-Christian elements.
  • Medieval tower of the 12th-13th century
  • Renaissance gates
  • Museo nazionale della Valcamonica
  • The Roman park of the theatre and amphitheatre
  • Culture

    The scütüm are in camunian dialect nicknames, sometimes personal, elsewhere showing the characteristic features of a community. The one which characterize the people of Cividate Camuno is Pàtate, or Maia Hüche.

    People

  • Blessed Giuseppe Tovini
  • Blessed Mosè Tovini
  • References

    Cividate Camuno Wikipedia


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