Comune di Bovegno

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Location of Bovegno in Italy

Coordinates: 45°47′N 10°16′E / 45.783°N 10.267°E / 45.783; 10.267
Country Italy
Region Lombardy
Province / Metropolitan city Brescia (BS)
Frazioni Castello, Graticelle, Ludizzo, Magno, Piano, Predondo, Savenone, Zigole
  Mayor Bruno Tanghetti
  Total 47 km2 (18 sq mi)
Elevation 680 m (2,230 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
  Total 2,270
  Density 48/km2 (130/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Bovegnesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 25061
Dialing code 030
Patron saint St. George
Website Official website

Bovegno is a comune in the province of Brescia, in Lombardy. It borders the communes of Artogne, Berzo Inferiore, Bienno, Collio, Esine, Gianico, Irma, Marmentino and Pezzaze. It is pronounced Bòvegno (Böegn in the local Eastern Lombard dialect). It is located in the valley named Val Trompia.

The Brescian poet Angelo Canossi spent the last years of his life here, mainly at Cà dele Bàchere (now a national monument), in Val Sorda.

Twin towns


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

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