Gardone Val Trompia
Gardù de Altrompia
|Città di Gardone Val Trompia|
|• Mayor||Pierangelo Lancelotti|
|• Total||26.66 km2 (10.29 sq mi)|
|Elevation||282 m (925 ft)|
(30 November 2017)
|• Density||430/km2 (1,100/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
|Patron saint||St. Mark|
|Saint day||25 April|
Gardone Val Trompia (Brescian: Gardù de Altrompia) is a town and comune in the province of Brescia, in Lombardy, Italy. It is bounded by the comunes of Marcheno and Sarezzo. It is located in the Trompia valley. Gardone received the honorary title of city with a presidential decree on September 21, 2001.
It is home to the major small arms manufacturers FAMARS and Fabbrica d'Armi Pietro Beretta. Among several regional makers of replica black powder firearms (such as A. Uberti, Srl., and Chiappa Firearms), the Davide Pedersoli company leads in production of over 75 types of historical black powder muzzle loading and breech loading firearms and is also known as the dominant brand in black powder shooting competitions worldwide.
Gardone Val Trompia is twinned with:
- Nanoro Department, Burkina Faso
- "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
- "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
- ISTAT Archived March 3, 2016, at the Wayback Machine
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