Chiari, Lombardy

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Chiari

Ciare
Comune di Chiari
Chiari Cathedral.
Chiari Cathedral.
Coat of arms of Chiari
Coat of arms
Location of Chiari
Chiari is located in Italy
Chiari
Chiari
Location of Chiari in Italy
Chiari is located in Lombardy
Chiari
Chiari
Chiari (Lombardy)
Coordinates: 45°32′11″N 9°55′45″E / 45.53639°N 9.92917°E / 45.53639; 9.92917Coordinates: 45°32′11″N 9°55′45″E / 45.53639°N 9.92917°E / 45.53639; 9.92917
CountryItaly
RegionLombardy
ProvinceBrescia (BS)
FrazioniSan Bernardo, San Giovanni, Santellone
Government
 • MayorMassimo Vizzardi
Area
 • Total38 km2 (15 sq mi)
Elevation
145 m (476 ft)
Population
 (2018)[3]
 • Total19,029
 • Density500/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Clarensi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
25032
Dialing code030
Patron saintSts. Faustino and Giovita
Saint dayFebruary 15
WebsiteOfficial website

Chiari (Lombard: Ciare) is a comune in the province of Brescia, in Lombardy, northern Italy. The 1701 Battle of Chiari was fought here during the War of the Spanish Succession. The town is the birthplace of Isidoro Chiari. The main church or duomo is the church of Santi Faustino e Giovita, Chiari.

Twin towns[edit]

Chiari is twinned with:

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  3. ^ ISTAT Archived March 3, 2016, at the Wayback Machine