Berzo Demo

Berzo Demo
Bèrs e Dém
Comune di Berzo Demo

Berzo and Demo's panorama

Coat of arms
Berzo Demo

Location of Berzo Demo in Italy

Coordinates: 46°05′38″N 10°20′4″E / 46.09389°N 10.33444°E / 46.09389; 10.33444Coordinates: 46°05′38″N 10°20′4″E / 46.09389°N 10.33444°E / 46.09389; 10.33444
Country Italy
Region Lombardy
Province / Metropolitan city Brescia (BS)
Frazioni Berzo, Demo, Monte
  Mayor Corrado Mario Scolari
  Total 15.46 km2 (5.97 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
  Total 1,729
  Density 110/km2 (290/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Berzesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 25040
Dialing code 0364
Patron saint Sant'Eusebio di Vercelli (Berzo)
San Lorenzo (Demo)
Saint day 2 August
10 August
Website Official website

Berzo Demo (Bèrs e Dém in camunian dialect) is an Italian comune of 1,729 inhabitants [1] in Val Camonica, province of Brescia, in Lombardy.


The town of Berzo Demo is nestled on the southern slopes of the Pian della Regina. It is formed by three villages: the more downstream is Demo, the focus is Berzo and on top is Monte. It is bounded by other communes of Cedegolo, Cevo, Malonno, Paisco Loveno, Sellero, Sonico.

Tower-bell in Demo
St Eusebio in Berzo


See also: Val Camonica

Monday, April 6, 1299, the consuls of the vicinia of Berzo and Demo go to Cemmo where is Cazoino Capriolo, Chamberlain of the Bishop of Brescia Berardo Maggi. Here swear according to the usual formula loyalty to the bishop, and pay the tithe due.

On May 15, 1365, the Bishop of Brescia Enrico Sessa invests iure feuds for a tenth of the rights in the territories of Breno, Vione, Vezza, Sonico, Malonno, Berzo Demo, Astrio, Ossimo and Losine Giovanni and Gerardo sons of Pasino Federici of Mu.

The peace of Breno of December 31, 1397, the representatives of the community of Demo, Albertino di Martino di Demo and the notary Giovannino Boldrini of Saviore, stands on the Ghibelline bank of Oglio.

On September 17, 1423, the Bishop of Brescia Francesco Marerio invests iure feuds for a 10th of the rights in the territories of Monno, Cevo, Andrist, Grumello, Saviore, Cemmo, Ono, Sonico, Astri, Malegno, Cortenedolo, Vione, Incudine and Berzo Demo at Bertolino della Torre of Cemmo.

In 1760 Berzo Demo and Monte had 790 inhabitants.

Between 1927 and 1948 (Royal Decree 28 September 1927) Berzo Demo was joint to Cedegolo.

Monuments and places of interest

Religious architecture

The churches of Berzo Demo are:

Military architectures


Demographic trends

Traditions and folklore

The scütüm are in camunian dialect nicknames, sometimes personal, elsewhere showing the characteristic features of a community. The one which characterize the people of


  1. 1 2 ISTAT Archived March 3, 2016, at the Wayback Machine.


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