Castelnuovo del Garda

Castelnuovo del Garda
Comune di Castelnuovo del Garda

Castelnuovo del Garda

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Castelnuovo del Garda

Location of Castelnuovo del Garda in Italy

Coordinates: 45°26′N 10°46′E / 45.433°N 10.767°E / 45.433; 10.767
Country Italy
Region Veneto
Province / Metropolitan city Verona (VR)
Frazioni Oliosi, Sandrà, Cavalcaselle
  Mayor Maurizio Bernardi
  Total 34.7 km2 (13.4 sq mi)
Elevation 130 m (430 ft)
Population (28 February 2010[1])
  Total 12,469
  Density 360/km2 (930/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Castelnovesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 37014, 37010 frazioni
Dialing code 045
Website Official website

Castelnuovo del Garda is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Verona in the Italian region Veneto, located about 120 kilometres (75 miles) west of Venice and about 15 km (9 mi) west of Verona.

Castelnuovo del Garda borders the following municipalities: Bussolengo, Lazise, Peschiera del Garda, Sona, and Valeggio sul Mincio. It is home to the large Gardaland theme park.

During the First Independence War in 1848, as reprisal for local support given to Italian patriots, the Austrian army made a massacre of civilians. Women and children were among the victims.

Twin towns


  1. All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.

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