Comune di Botticino

Location of Botticino in Italy

Coordinates: 45°32′N 10°14′E / 45.533°N 10.233°E / 45.533; 10.233Coordinates: 45°32′N 10°14′E / 45.533°N 10.233°E / 45.533; 10.233
Country Italy
Region Lombardy
Province / Metropolitan city Brescia (BS)
Frazioni San Gallo
  Mayor Mario Benetti
  Total 18 km2 (7 sq mi)
Elevation 150 m (490 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
  Total 10,901
  Density 610/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Botticinesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 25080 - 25082
Dialing code 030

Botticino is a town and comune (commune or municipality) in the province of Brescia, in Lombardy, Italy. The comune was created in 1928 by the union of the former comuni of Botticino Mattina and Botticino Sera which today, together with San Gallo, are classified as the municipality’s three frazioni.

Neighbouring communes are Brescia, Nave, Nuvolera, Rezzato and Serle. It lies directly northeast of Brescia. It gave its name to marmo botticino, a valuable sedimentary limestone. Botticino is also a DOC of Lombardian wine.


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

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