Tignale

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Tignale

Tignàl  (Lombard)
Comune di Tignale
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Tignale
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Tignale
Tignale (Lombardy)
Coordinates: 45°44′N10°43′E / 45.733°N 10.717°E / 45.733; 10.717
Country Italy
Region Lombardy
Province Brescia (BS)
Frazioni Aer, Gardola (communal seat), Oldesio, Olzano Piovere, Prabione
Government
  MayorFranco Negri
Area
[1]
  Total48 km2 (19 sq mi)
Elevation
555 m (1,821 ft)
Population
 (30 June 2011) [2]
  Total1,317
  Density27/km2 (71/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Tignalesi
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
25080
Dialing code 0365
ISTAT code 017185
Saint day8 September
Website Official website

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.

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.

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References

  1. "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. Population from ISTAT