Ghedi (Brescian: Ghét) is a town and comune in the province of Brescia, in Lombardy, Italy. It received the honorary title of city with a presidential decree on November 24, 2001.

Ghedi
Ghét
Città di Ghedi
Location of Ghedi
Ghedi is located in Italy
Ghedi
Ghedi
Location of Ghedi in Italy
Ghedi is located in Lombardy
Ghedi
Ghedi
Ghedi (Lombardy)
Coordinates: 45°24′N 10°17′E / 45.400°N 10.283°E / 45.400; 10.283Coordinates: 45°24′N 10°17′E / 45.400°N 10.283°E / 45.400; 10.283[1]
CountryItaly
RegionLombardy
ProvinceBrescia (BS)
FrazioniBelvedere, Ponte Rosso
Government
 • MayorLorenzo Borzi
Area
 • Total60 km2 (20 sq mi)
Elevation
85 m (279 ft)
Population
 (31 December 2011)[3]
 • Total19,012
 • Density320/km2 (820/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Ghedesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
25016
Dialing code030
Patron saintSt. Roch
Saint dayAugust 16
WebsiteOfficial website

Ghedi is known for a base of the Italian Air Force, Ghedi Air Base. It was also the site of the Palazzo Orsini, now demolished, a c.1515 doorway from which survives in the collection of the Victoria and Albert Museum in London.[4]

GeographyEdit

ClimateEdit

This town's climate is described as having relatively high temperatures and evenly distributed precipitation throughout the year. This climate type is found on the eastern sides of the continents between 20° and 35° N and S latitude. The Köppen Climate Classification subtype for this climate is "Cfa". (Humid Subtropical Climate).[5]

Climate data for Ghedi, Italy
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 5
(41)
8
(46)
13
(55)
17
(63)
23
(73)
27
(80)
29
(84)
29
(84)
24
(75)
17
(63)
11
(51)
7
(44)
17
(63)
Average low °C (°F) −1
(30)
1
(33)
4
(40)
9
(49)
13
(55)
17
(62)
18
(65)
18
(65)
15
(59)
10
(50)
4
(40)
2
(35)
9
(49)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 36
(1.4)
41
(1.6)
66
(2.6)
71
(2.8)
89
(3.5)
84
(3.3)
91
(3.6)
74
(2.9)
74
(2.9)
99
(3.9)
76
(3)
64
(2.5)
860
(33.9)
Source: Weatherbase [6]

SourcesEdit

  1. ^ "The World Gazetteer". Archived from the original on 2007-09-30. Retrieved 2007-02-22.
  2. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Italian National Institute of Statistics. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  3. ^ ISTAT Archived March 3, 2016, at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ "Doorway". Victoria and Albert Museum. Retrieved 21 November 2020.
  5. ^ Climate Summary for Ghedi, Italy
  6. ^ "Weatherbase.com". Weatherbase. 2013. Retrieved on May 8, 2013.

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See alsoEdit