Montichiari is a northern Italian municipality ( comune ) with 24 287 inhabitants ( 31 December 2012) in the province of Brescia, in Lombardy. Since December 1991, the municipal charter has caused a Presidential Decree. Montichiari is on the edge of the Po Valley, about 20 kilometers southeast of Brescia. In the south the city borders on the province of Mantua. Through the municipal area of ​​the Chiese direction Oglio, a tributary of the Po flows.


Settlements existed in the municipal area in Roman times. An exact founding date, there are not, but are ravages of Alaric I, king of the Visigoths, established in the year 382 after Christ. Archaeological finds reveal remnants, which are grouped according to the time of submission of Lombardy by the Huns under Attila in 447.

Economy and Transport

The municipal area is the airport Brescia - Montichiari, named after Gabriele D' Annunzio. The Strada Statale 236 leads from Brescia to Mantova and umquert the city.


2009, the only indoor velodrome in Italy was opened in Montichiari. In 2010 in Velodromo Fassa Bortolo held the UCI Track World Junior Championships and 2011 Paralympic track - Cycling World Championships.

From 5th to 12th August 2011, the UCI were held Masters track Championships in Monte Chiari.



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