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BRESCIABRESCIA
ANDAND
ITS TERRITORYITS TERRITORY
Comenius Project - 2013/2015Comenius Project - 2013/2015 Itc “Abba-Ballin...
BRESCIA ….BRESCIA ….
Brescia is one of the largest and most
populated territory in Lombardy which
is the richest region in...
TOURISM
INDUSTRIES
COMMERCE
SERVICES
AGRICULTURE
STATISTICS
40
18.5
15.2
13.8
1.8
3.8 3.8 3.4
1.5
Milk
Pigs
Poultry
Cattle
Others
Vines and olive trees
Vegetables
Flowers
Others vege...
There are quality certified production
area near the lakes (Franciacorta.
Valtenesi ) and various DOC wines such
as Bottic...
The Garda area plays
an important role
involving a large
number of businesses
(26 companies)
The territory of Brescia is l...
INDUSTRIES
MECHANICAL
FIREARMS
BUILDING AND
CONSTRUCTION METALLURGICAL/
STEEL
CUTLERY / TAPS
TEXTILE
About 37.00 out of 12...
INDUSTRIES
MECHANICAL
FIREARMS
METALLURGICAL/
STEEL
CUTLERY / TAPS
TEXTILE
once they were very important ,
but now due to ...
The building industry is very important in Brescia: there are
thousands of small building companies and their qualified an...
COMMERCECOMMERCE
Commerce is an important economic activity in the area of Brescia, with its 26.000 firms in the
whole ter...
SERVICESSERVICES
Services companies mainly refer to

BANKS : there are about 950 units spread in the territory,
most of t...
 Fare clic per modificare stili del testo dello
schema
Secondo livello
Terzo livello
Quarto livello
Quinto livello
Transp...
THE TUBETHE TUBE
It is a light rail line over 13 kilometers long that connects the districts north of
the city of Brescia ...
Termoutilizzatore
The Waste Incinerator recovers
electricity and thermal energy from
residual waste after recycling.
The w...
THE TOURISTS AND TOURISMTHE TOURISTS AND TOURISM
42%
9,9%
9,3%
35,8%
From ITALY : 35,8%
From other countries : 64,2% OTHER...
What to see in Brescia ?What to see in Brescia ?
 Fare clic per modificare stili del testo dello
schema
Secondo livello
Terzo livello
Quarto livello
Quinto livello
The mo...
What to see in the province ?What to see in the province ?
STATISTICSSTATISTICS
TERRITORY ANDTERRITORY AND
POPULATIONPOPULATION
Communes' number Population Population density
Brescia 206 1238075 4784 25...
FOREIGNERS RESIDENTSFOREIGNERS RESIDENTS
Foreigners resident % of total population
Brescia 155927 12,6
Lombardia 952295 9,...
EMPLOYED COMPOSITIONEMPLOYED COMPOSITION ( in %)( in %)
Agricolture Industry Constructions Services
0
10
20
30
40
50
60
70...
JOB MARKETJOB MARKET
0
2
4
6
8
10
12
14
8.4 8.7
12.9
Brescia
Lombardia
Italia
Unemployment's rate
Male Female
0
10
20
30
4...
““young” sectorsyoung” sectors
Compare the number of employed classCompare the number of employed class
of 18 to 49 yearsof 18 to 49 years
Non-EU entrepreneurs
ITALY
LOMBARDIA
BRESCIA
0
1
2
3
4
5
6
4.8
5.1
6
% OF BUSINESSES RUN BY NON-EU
ENTREPRENEURS
Entrepreneurs non-european: sector of activity (in %)
0
5
10
15
20
25
30
35
40
1
3
17
32
38
9
AGRICOLTURE AND FISHERIES
SE...
Entrepreneurs non-european : nationality (in %)Entrepreneurs non-european : nationality (in %)
0
5
10
15
20
25
30
35
11.2 ...
HOME TRADEHOME TRADE
Number Employed
Brescia 57 190.436 1.904
Lombardia 398 1.185.835 14.275
Italia 1.669 4.947.113 51.032...
FOREIGN TRADE
EXPORTATION AND IMPORTATION in €
Exportation Importation
Brescia 13.380.758.524 7.190.996.301
Lombardia 108....
Quality of life in Brescia
Brescia is in 53rd place in the national rankings
- Standard of living: 39th National pace
- Bu...
PollutionPollution
Caffaro is a chemical factory.
In 1930s it started to produce PCB (polychlorinated biphenils) toxic che...
Places to visit in BresciaPlaces to visit in Brescia
““Santa Giulia” MuseumSanta Giulia” Museum
The Museum of Saint Julia is the
principal museum of Brescia.
It is situated in...
THE CASTLETHE CASTLE
The Castle of Brescia is a fortitude of medieval epoch castled on the hill Cidneo,
behind the histori...
Piazza DuomoPiazza Duomo
In the same square, in the
North there is the palace of
Broletto, the medieval seat of
the lords,...
CapitoliumCapitolium
Along with the theater and
the remains of the city forum
is the most important
complex of ruins and
r...
The church and cloister ofThe church and cloister of
S.FrancescoS.Francesco
The Church of S. Francesco of
Assisi in Bresci...
Piazza LoggiaPiazza Loggia
Piazza Loggia is one of the main square in Brescia.
Its shape is rettangular.
It is bounded by ...
S. FaustinoS. Faustino
St.Faustino is the patron of
Brescia.
Its fair is every year on February
15 and entertains 602 stan...
Railway stationRailway station
The station built according to the project of Benedict Foix, on April 24 has been
inaugurat...
Places to visit in the provincePlaces to visit in the province
Garda lakeGarda lake
Garda lake is the most
important source of tourism in
the province of Brescia.
It is visited not only...
LimoneLimone

,
Limone is one of the most typical
and visited place of Garda lake.
It is famous for its “limonaie”, its f...
Terme di Sirmione/Sirmione BathTerme di Sirmione/Sirmione Bath
Terme di Sirmione S.p.A. is a multiple reality which origin...
Iseo lakeIseo lake
Lake Iseo is wedged between the
provinces of Brescia and Bergamo.
It has its tourist season from May to...
MontisolaMontisola
Monte Isola is the largest natural lake island in Italy as well as the
highest lake island in Europe: f...
Pyramids of ZonePyramids of Zone
The nature reserve
Pyramids of Zone is the
singular result of the erosive
force of the wa...
Pitoti : petroglyphsPitoti : petroglyphs
The rock carvings of Valcamonica ( UNESCO site since
1979) constitute one of the ...
BagolinoBagolino
Bagolino is a mountain village, center of winter and summer resort also
known for its carnival. It has ke...
The Bagòss is a specialty unique and inimitable. It is a cheese whose
typical production area is the town of Bagolino, in ...
The “Cotechino” is made with pork, traditionally made​​ ​​
by the preparation of other meats, using a lot of fat in
additi...
VineyardsVineyards
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  1. 1. BRESCIABRESCIA ANDAND ITS TERRITORYITS TERRITORY Comenius Project - 2013/2015Comenius Project - 2013/2015 Itc “Abba-Ballini” - Brescia - ItalyItc “Abba-Ballini” - Brescia - Italy
  2. 2. BRESCIA ….BRESCIA …. Brescia is one of the largest and most populated territory in Lombardy which is the richest region in Italy. There are many different economic attivities based on agriculture, industries, services and constructions. Most of workers are employed in services and industrial sectors. The rate of foreigners is higher than the Italian average thanks to the job opportunities offered until a few years ago. Unemployed rate is now about 8,4%.
  3. 3. TOURISM INDUSTRIES COMMERCE SERVICES AGRICULTURE STATISTICS
  4. 4. 40 18.5 15.2 13.8 1.8 3.8 3.8 3.4 1.5 Milk Pigs Poultry Cattle Others Vines and olive trees Vegetables Flowers Others vegetables Agricolture sectors and their PIL in %
  5. 5. There are quality certified production area near the lakes (Franciacorta. Valtenesi ) and various DOC wines such as Botticino, Cellatica, Cortefranca, Lugana.... The viticulture is considered the most important agricultural sector of the food system Brescia. The wines of our land are world famous for their quality and there are different types: red, white, rosé and sparkling. VITICULTUREVITICULTURE
  6. 6. The Garda area plays an important role involving a large number of businesses (26 companies) The territory of Brescia is leader in the production of extra virgin olive oil in the Lombardy region, with its 26 active companies. . OLIVE OIL PRODUCTIONOLIVE OIL PRODUCTION
  7. 7. INDUSTRIES MECHANICAL FIREARMS BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION METALLURGICAL/ STEEL CUTLERY / TAPS TEXTILE About 37.00 out of 122,000 companies are the active manifacturing and construction companies in the province of Brescia. Most of the them are small or medium, usually family run.
  8. 8. INDUSTRIES MECHANICAL FIREARMS METALLURGICAL/ STEEL CUTLERY / TAPS TEXTILE once they were very important , but now due to the crisis many of them have moved abroad also known known for manufacturing shooting clothes and accessories
  9. 9. The building industry is very important in Brescia: there are thousands of small building companies and their qualified and experienced workers are appreciated both in Italy and abroad. However during the last years many companies have gone bankrupt due to the crysis. CONSTRUCTIONSCONSTRUCTIONS
  10. 10. COMMERCECOMMERCE Commerce is an important economic activity in the area of Brescia, with its 26.000 firms in the whole territory (6.000 only in the town of Brescia) The number of small size shops has been decreasing during the last years, while the number of large size shops and shopping centres has increased. The most important shopping centres are: FRECCIA ROSSA OUTLET FRANCIACORTA
  11. 11. SERVICESSERVICES Services companies mainly refer to  BANKS : there are about 950 units spread in the territory, most of them are branches of small banks such as CREDITO COOPERATIVO or the local UBI BANCA  INSURANCE COMPANIES  TRASPORT COMPANIES
  12. 12.  Fare clic per modificare stili del testo dello schema Secondo livello Terzo livello Quarto livello Quinto livello Transport : the tube
  13. 13. THE TUBETHE TUBE It is a light rail line over 13 kilometers long that connects the districts north of the city of Brescia to those of the south- east, passing through the historic center and using a fully automatic system . Today there are 16 trains that can carry up to 8500 passengers per hour in each direction . Seventeen stations total Brescia, with 194 thousand residents , it is the smallest city in Europe to have its subway , whose history is long and debated. The work began only in 2003.
  14. 14. Termoutilizzatore The Waste Incinerator recovers electricity and thermal energy from residual waste after recycling. The waste incinerator was conceived within a strategy for integrated waste management. District heating The city of Brescia was one of the first in Italy to adopt, in 1971, a power station and a network of district heating.
  15. 15. THE TOURISTS AND TOURISMTHE TOURISTS AND TOURISM 42% 9,9% 9,3% 35,8% From ITALY : 35,8% From other countries : 64,2% OTHERS 3%
  16. 16. What to see in Brescia ?What to see in Brescia ?
  17. 17.  Fare clic per modificare stili del testo dello schema Secondo livello Terzo livello Quarto livello Quinto livello The most beautiful race in theThe most beautiful race in the worldworld The “Mille Miglia” is a long distance race for vintage cars that evokes the original race ran in 1927.​​ The race is to make round trip from Brescia to Rome
  18. 18. What to see in the province ?What to see in the province ?
  19. 19. STATISTICSSTATISTICS
  20. 20. TERRITORY ANDTERRITORY AND POPULATIONPOPULATION Communes' number Population Population density Brescia 206 1238075 4784 258,8 Lombardia 1544 9700881 23861 406,6 Italia 8092 58394207 301336 197,1 Sufarce in km2 Brescia Lombardia Italia 0 50 100 150 200 250 300 350 400 450 Population density
  21. 21. FOREIGNERS RESIDENTSFOREIGNERS RESIDENTS Foreigners resident % of total population Brescia 155927 12,6 Lombardia 952295 9,8 Italia 4053599 6,8 Brescia Lombardia Italia 0 2 4 6 8 10 12 14 % of total population
  22. 22. EMPLOYED COMPOSITIONEMPLOYED COMPOSITION ( in %)( in %) Agricolture Industry Constructions Services 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 3.1 31.2 7.9 57.8 1.4 26.5 7.5 64.6 3.7 20.1 7.7 68.5 Brescia Lombardia Italia
  23. 23. JOB MARKETJOB MARKET 0 2 4 6 8 10 12 14 8.4 8.7 12.9 Brescia Lombardia Italia Unemployment's rate Male Female 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 60.7 39.3 57.3 42.7 58.7 41.3 Brescia Lombardia Italia Employed's rate
  24. 24. ““young” sectorsyoung” sectors
  25. 25. Compare the number of employed classCompare the number of employed class of 18 to 49 yearsof 18 to 49 years
  26. 26. Non-EU entrepreneurs ITALY LOMBARDIA BRESCIA 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 4.8 5.1 6 % OF BUSINESSES RUN BY NON-EU ENTREPRENEURS
  27. 27. Entrepreneurs non-european: sector of activity (in %) 0 5 10 15 20 25 30 35 40 1 3 17 32 38 9 AGRICOLTURE AND FISHERIES SERVICES TO PEOPLE BUSINESS SERVICES INDUSTRY AND CONSTRUCTION COMMERCE ENTERPRISE NOT CLASSIFIED
  28. 28. Entrepreneurs non-european : nationality (in %)Entrepreneurs non-european : nationality (in %) 0 5 10 15 20 25 30 35 11.2 11.1 10.7 5.7 9.1 7.4 7.1 4.9 33.8 MAROCCO PAKISTAN CHINA INDIA EGYPT ALBANIA SWITZERLAND SENEGAL OTHER COUNTRIES
  29. 29. HOME TRADEHOME TRADE Number Employed Brescia 57 190.436 1.904 Lombardia 398 1.185.835 14.275 Italia 1.669 4.947.113 51.032 Departement stores Brescia 59 66.866 754 Lombardia 342 497.765 6.267 Italia 1.806 2.494.998 30.023 Supermarkets Brescia 277 271.625 4.238 Lombardia 1.630 1.731.337 38.486 Italia 9.815 8.841.499 178.632 Large specialized surfaces Sales area in mq
  30. 30. FOREIGN TRADE EXPORTATION AND IMPORTATION in € Exportation Importation Brescia 13.380.758.524 7.190.996.301 Lombardia 108.080.496.419 114.873.713.116 Italia 389.725.036.583 378.759.439.770 Exportation Importation 0 50000000000 100000000000 150000000000 200000000000 250000000000 300000000000 350000000000 400000000000 Brescia Lombardia Italia
  31. 31. Quality of life in Brescia Brescia is in 53rd place in the national rankings - Standard of living: 39th National pace - Business and Work: 12th National place - Services, environment and health: 35th National place - Population: 40th National place - Security: 101st National place - Leisure: 60th National place
  32. 32. PollutionPollution Caffaro is a chemical factory. In 1930s it started to produce PCB (polychlorinated biphenils) toxic chemicals. Caffaro didn't respect the environment and it seriously contaminated fields and water. The scandal started a serious set of studies and authorities are still discussing about measures to be taken to reclaim.
  33. 33. Places to visit in BresciaPlaces to visit in Brescia
  34. 34. ““Santa Giulia” MuseumSanta Giulia” Museum The Museum of Saint Julia is the principal museum of Brescia. It is situated inside the monastery of Saint Julia. The underlying zone to the Museum is rich of archaeological finds of various epochs, for the most part belonging to the Roman epoch and excellently preserved, particularly the Domuses of the Ortaglia..
  35. 35. THE CASTLETHE CASTLE The Castle of Brescia is a fortitude of medieval epoch castled on the hill Cidneo, behind the historical center of the city of Brescia. Whoever reaches Brescia, from any direction, can see since it marks the panoramic profile of the city. The complex of fortifications is one of the greatest of Italy, and it covers completely the hill Cidneo.
  36. 36. Piazza DuomoPiazza Duomo In the same square, in the North there is the palace of Broletto, the medieval seat of the lords, now houses the municipal offices. The new Cathedral (Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta), is the main church of Brescia and was built between 1604 and 1825, the area where there was the early Christian basilica of St. Peter de Dom V-VI century. Next to the cathedral is the Duomo Old or New Round (from its circular shape) of XI century.
  37. 37. CapitoliumCapitolium Along with the theater and the remains of the city forum is the most important complex of ruins and remains of public buildings of the Roman period found in northern Italy. The Capitolium is a Roman temple located in Brescia, Piazza del Foro, along Via dei Musei, the core of the ancient Roman Brixia.
  38. 38. The church and cloister ofThe church and cloister of S.FrancescoS.Francesco The Church of S. Francesco of Assisi in Brescia is a beutiful romantic church and it lis located on a land given to the Conventual Franciscans, by Brescia City Council to thank fthem for having pacified the internal disagreements. Next to the church you can adnire the Franciscan cloister dating back to the thirteenth century, where the Conventual. Franciscans have lived since then.
  39. 39. Piazza LoggiaPiazza Loggia Piazza Loggia is one of the main square in Brescia. Its shape is rettangular. It is bounded by a series of buildings from the Venetian Age , and dominated by Palace of the Loggia, nowadays the Town Hall.
  40. 40. S. FaustinoS. Faustino St.Faustino is the patron of Brescia. Its fair is every year on February 15 and entertains 602 stands with every kind of merchandise.
  41. 41. Railway stationRailway station The station built according to the project of Benedict Foix, on April 24 has been inaugurated 1854. The architecture of the building is in neoclassic style, influenced by elements neoromanici. It detaches the monumental aspect, the red coloration of the bricks and the medieval blackbirds.
  42. 42. Places to visit in the provincePlaces to visit in the province
  43. 43. Garda lakeGarda lake Garda lake is the most important source of tourism in the province of Brescia. It is visited not only by Italians but also by Germans (the most numerous), French, Swiss, Dutch and other foreigners.
  44. 44. LimoneLimone  , Limone is one of the most typical and visited place of Garda lake. It is famous for its “limonaie”, its fine olive oil and for the longevity of some of its inhabitants.
  45. 45. Terme di Sirmione/Sirmione BathTerme di Sirmione/Sirmione Bath Terme di Sirmione S.p.A. is a multiple reality which originates from a precious natural element: the sulphurous , salsobromoiodic water. It has two spas, Terme Virgilio and Catullo Spa, three hotels spa and Aquaria Thermal Wellness Centre The water of Terme di Sirmione is rich in sulphur, sodium chloride, iodine, bromine and trace elements, magnesium, selenium and zinc. The sulphurous water, stimulates the parasympathetic nervous system and generates a capillary vasodilation with a reduction in blood pressure.
  46. 46. Iseo lakeIseo lake Lake Iseo is wedged between the provinces of Brescia and Bergamo. It has its tourist season from May to September, during which there are many events: sailing regattas, concerts and dances. It is popular all year round. Different sports are practised there: swimming, windsurfing, fishing, scuba diving and sailing, the latter favored by regular winds.
  47. 47. MontisolaMontisola Monte Isola is the largest natural lake island in Italy as well as the highest lake island in Europe: from Montisola you can see the isle of Loreto to the north and to the south the small isle of St. Paul. The island has a typical Mediterranean vegetation, gorse in full bloom in spring and heather in autumn.
  48. 48. Pyramids of ZonePyramids of Zone The nature reserve Pyramids of Zone is the singular result of the erosive force of the water. The area was declared a regional reserve and is a major tourist attraction.
  49. 49. Pitoti : petroglyphsPitoti : petroglyphs The rock carvings of Valcamonica ( UNESCO site since 1979) constitute one of the largest collections of prehistoric petroglyphs in the world. UNESCO has recognized more than 140,000 figures, but new findings have gradually increased the total number of recordings cataloged, perhaps up to three hundred thousand . The rock art in Vallecamonica it is marked on the rocks about 2000 in more than 180 locations, including 24 in common . The incisions were made over a period of time of eight thousand years, until the Iron Age ( first millennium BC )
  50. 50. BagolinoBagolino Bagolino is a mountain village, center of winter and summer resort also known for its carnival. It has kept largely intact the ancient medieval urban structure : old stone houses , ornate by wrought iron and connected to each other by underground passages. The area produces one of the most characteristic alpine cheese , the Bagòss , mature cheese with distinctive and intense flavor.
  51. 51. The Bagòss is a specialty unique and inimitable. It is a cheese whose typical production area is the town of Bagolino, in the province of Brescia. CHEESE and SALAMI The province of Brescia has been for a very long time the heart of the cattle trade, and today, the meats that are produced are of the highest quality. The production of salami refers to a tradition that is now lost, based on a popular wisdom passed on from father to son and from generation to generation . TYPICAL PRODUCTSTYPICAL PRODUCTS
  52. 52. The “Cotechino” is made with pork, traditionally made​​ ​​ by the preparation of other meats, using a lot of fat in addition to finely chopped rind that gives the sausage a characteristic gelatinous consistency. It's a typical winter dish and appears on the tables of Brescia during the Christmas season, often accompanied by lentils and sometimes polenta. TYPICAL DISHES Casoncelli bresciani : first course made of pasta filled with grated bread, aromatics herbs, cheese and served with melted butter and Parmigiano Spiedo con polenta: birds and pork meat put on spit and broiled served with polenta
  53. 53. VineyardsVineyards

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