Caino (Brescian: Caì) is a comune in the province of Brescia, in Lombardy located in the Valle del Garza. It is bounded by other communes of Nave and Lumezzane.

Caino
Caì
Comune di Caino
Coat of arms of Caino
Location of Caino
Caino is located in Italy
Caino
Caino
Location of Caino in Italy
Caino is located in Lombardy
Caino
Caino
Caino (Lombardy)
Coordinates: 45°37′N 10°19′E / 45.617°N 10.317°E / 45.617; 10.317Coordinates: 45°37′N 10°19′E / 45.617°N 10.317°E / 45.617; 10.317
CountryItaly
RegionLombardy
ProvinceProvince of Brescia (BS)
Government
 • MayorCesare Sambrici (from 26/05/2014)
Area
 • Total17 km2 (7 sq mi)
Elevation
385 m (1,263 ft)
Population
 (2011)[3]
 • Total2,123
 • Density120/km2 (320/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
25070
Dialing code030
Patron saintSaint Zeno
Saint dayApril 12
WebsiteOfficial website

GeographyEdit

Caino is distant almost 12 km (7,46 mi) from Brescia. It borders with other five communes: Agnosine, Lumezzane, Nave, Serle and Vallio Terme. It's located in the Valle del Garza, literally translated Garza's Valley. Garza is the stream which passes through the comune, its headwaters are in Lumezzane.

TopographyEdit

The comune of Caino is divided into 14 streets (vie in Italian):

  • Via Nazionale, the main street which connects Caino with the adjacent communes and which is part of the Strada Provinciale 237;
  • Via Bagnolo;
  • Via Follo;
  • Via San Rocco;
  • Via Grignole;
  • Via Pianzano;
  • Via Villa Sera;
  • Via Fucina;
  • Via Micinigo;
  • Via Don Gino Pirlo;
  • Via Folletto;
  • Via Villa Mattina;
  • Via Rasile;
  • Via Tolzana.

The city hall is located in Via Villa Mattina, 9. The library in Via Folletto, 2. The sport center in Via Rasile. The Parish with the main church in Via Folletto 7/B.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Italian National Institute of Statistics. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Italian National Institute of Statistics. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  3. ^ ISTAT Archived March 3, 2016, at the Wayback Machine