Corteno Golgi

Corteno Golgi
Comune di Corteno Golgi

Coat of arms
Corteno Golgi

Location of Corteno Golgi in Italy

Coordinates: 46°10′1″N 10°14′40″E / 46.16694°N 10.24444°E / 46.16694; 10.24444Coordinates: 46°10′1″N 10°14′40″E / 46.16694°N 10.24444°E / 46.16694; 10.24444
Country Italy
Region Lombardy
Province / Metropolitan city Brescia (BS)
Frazioni Galleno, Doverio, Lombro, Megno, Ronco, San Pietro in Aprica, Sant'Antonio, Santicolo
  Mayor Guido Giacomo Salvadori
  Total 82.59 km2 (31.89 sq mi)
Elevation 925 m (3,035 ft)
Population (31 December 2011)[1]
  Total 2,039
  Density 25/km2 (64/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Cortenesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 25040
Dialing code 0364
Website Official website

Corteno Golgi (Còrten in Camunian dialect) is an Italian village and comune in the central Alps, in the province of Brescia, High Camonica Valley.

There is a museum dedicated to Camillo Golgi who was born in Corteno in 1843. Golgi was the first Italian to be awarded with the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1906. In 1956 the name of the village was changed from just Córteno to Córteno Golgi in memory of the scientist.

Twin towns

Corteno Golgi is twinned with:

Location of Corteno Golgi in Val Camonica


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

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