Cimbergo


Cimbergo
Cimbergo
—  Comune  —
Comune di Cimbergo
Cimbergo's panorama
Comune of Cimbergo in Val Camonica
Cimbergo is located in Italy
Cimbergo
Location of Cimbergo in Italy
Coordinates: 46°01′30″N 10°22′0″E / 46.025°N 10.366667°E / 46.025; 10.366667Coordinates: 46°01′30″N 10°22′0″E / 46.025°N 10.366667°E / 46.025; 10.366667
Country Italy
Region Lombardy
Province Brescia (BS)
Area
 - Total 26 km2 (10 sq mi)
Elevation 850 m (2,789 ft)
Population
 - Total 585
 - Density 22.5/km2 (58.3/sq mi)
Demonym Cimberghesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 - Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 25040
Dialing code 0364
Patron saint Santa Maria Assunta
Saint day 15 agosto
Website Official website

Cimbergo (Himbèrg in camunian dialect) is an Italian comune of 585 inhabitants[1] in Val Camonica, province of Brescia, in Lombardy.

Contents

Geography

It is bounded by other communes of Capo di Ponte, Cedegolo, Ceto, Cevo, Paspardo.

History

Castle of Cimbergo.

The area of Cimbergo was populated by ancient: there are hundreds stone carvings on its territory.

In 1378 Guelphs and Ghibellines of Valcamonica tried to sign a peace in the Castle of Cimbergo.

Bartholomew of Cemmo on the 28 May of 1430 obtained the investiture in the Basilica of San Marco in Venice of the county of Cemmo-Cimbergo.

Bartholomew lost the county before the end of the '30s, because of its overtly political side of Milan, so it was donated to Trent counts Lodrone.

Between 1805 and 1809 Cimbergo joined Paspardo with the name of "Cimbergo con Paspardo".

In 1810 the municipality of Cimbergo buy the castle from Lodrone who reside there for some time and turns it into a cemetery, after which the land will be sold to individuals. In 1849 , due to the failure of church bells, you decide to use the material for re-use of the castle, now abandoned, to build a new church-tower.

Between 1927 and 1947, is again united to Cimbergo Paspardo with the name of Cimbergo-Paspardo.

In 2008 the municipality of Cimbergo unable to regain all the land around the castle.

Monuments and places of interest

Religious architectures

The churches of Cimbergo are:

  • Parish Church of Santa Maria Assunta, formerly dedicated to St. Martin.
  • The church of San Giovanni Battista.

Military buildings

  • Castle of Cimbergo

UNESCO sites

  • Reserva naturale Incioni rupestri di Ceto, Cimbergo e Paspardo.

Society

Demographic trends

Traditions and folklore

The scütüm are in camunian dialect nicknames, sometimes personal, elsewhere showing the characteristic features of a community. The one which characterize the people of Cimbergo is Himbergòcc, Bahtì, Baitì.

References

External links


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