Tignale

Tignale (locally Tignàl) is a comune in the province of Brescia, in Lombardy, northern Italy. It is an international tourist center on the Lake Garda.

Tignale
Tignàl  (Lombard)
Comune di Tignale
Chiesa di Tignale.jpeg
Coat of arms of Tignale
Location of Tignale
Tignale is located in Italy
Tignale
Tignale
Location of Tignale in Italy
Tignale is located in Lombardy
Tignale
Tignale
Tignale (Lombardy)
Coordinates: 45°44′N 10°43′E / 45.733°N 10.717°E / 45.733; 10.717
CountryItaly
RegionLombardy
ProvinceBrescia (BS)
FrazioniAer, Gardola (communal seat), Oldesio, Olzano Piovere, Prabione
Government
 • MayorFranco Negri
Area
 • Total48 km2 (19 sq mi)
Elevation
555 m (1,821 ft)
Population
 (30 June 2011)[3]
 • Total1,317
 • Density27/km2 (71/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Tignalesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
25080
Dialing code0365
ISTAT code017185
Saint day8 September
WebsiteOfficial website

It is formed by a series of villages located from up to 1600 m of altitude to the shores of the lake (none of them is called Tignale). The communal seat is at Gardola. Sights include the sanctuary of Montecastello, on a cliff commanding the Lake Garda, and remains of World War I fortifications.

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. ^ Population from ISTAT