Gussago

Gussago (Brescian: Gösàch) is a town and comune in the province of Brescia, in Lombardy. The town is situated in Franciacorta, an area known for its precious wines. There are also many other cookery specialities, as spiedo (where meat such as pork, beef, chicken and rabbit is skewered with potato slices and sage leaves), meat products and wines.

Gussago

Gösàch
Comune di Gussago
Panorama of Gussago
Panorama of Gussago
Location of Gussago
Gussago is located in Italy
Gussago
Gussago
Location of Gussago in Italy
Gussago is located in Lombardy
Gussago
Gussago
Gussago (Lombardy)
Coordinates: 45°36′N 10°9′E / 45.600°N 10.150°E / 45.600; 10.150Coordinates: 45°36′N 10°9′E / 45.600°N 10.150°E / 45.600; 10.150
CountryItaly
RegionLombardy
ProvinceBrescia (BS)
FrazioniBarco, Casaglio, Civine, Croce, Mandolossa, Navezze, Piazza, Piedeldosso, Ronco, Sale di Gussago, Villa
Government
 • MayorBruno Marchina (Civic List)
Area
 • Total25 km2 (10 sq mi)
Elevation
185 m (607 ft)
Population
 (2011)[3]
 • Total16,891
 • Density680/km2 (1,700/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Gussaghesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
25064
Dialing code030
ISTAT code017081
Patron saintSanta Maria Assunta
Saint day15 August
WebsiteOfficial website

The most important monument is Santissima, an old cloister situated on the summit of Barbisone Hill. The patroness Saint of Gussago is St. Mary.

Twin townsEdit

Gussago is twinned with:

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  3. ^ ISTAT