|Comune di Braone|
Location of Braone in Italy
|Coordinates: 45°59′30″N 10°20′36″E / 45.99167°N 10.34333°ECoordinates: 45°59′30″N 10°20′36″E / 45.99167°N 10.34333°E|
|Province / Metropolitan city||Brescia (BS)|
|• Total||12 km2 (5 sq mi)|
|Elevation||394 m (1,293 ft)|
|• Density||56/km2 (150/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|Patron saint||Purification of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Candlemas)|
|Saint day||2 February|
It is bounded by other communes of Breno, Cerveno, Ceto, Losine, Niardo.
In 1956 coins were discovered in Braone, the latest of which date back to Anastasius I (circa 518 CE).
Monuments and places of interest
The churches of Braone are:
- Parish Church of the Purification of the Virgin Mary, reported already in 1439, has a stone portal Sarnico of the eighteenth century. The altarpiece is by Fiammenghino.
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 Braone is Gàcc.
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