? Brescia [bɾɛʃːa] Listen / i (German deprecated: Waelsch-Brixen, Latin Brixia) is an Italian city with 196,480 inhabitants (December 31, 2015), capital of the province of Brescia same name and the second largest city of Lombardy. Its catchment area covers a total of 350,000 to 500,000 inhabitants, and it is the third largest Italian industrial region. The archaeological area of ​​the Roman Forum and the monastic complex of San Salvatore-Santa Giulia belong to a group of building ensembles that "(n 568-774. Chr.) The Lombards in Italy, Places of Power" under the title in June 2011 the list of UNESCO world heritage were set. Brescia and its territory are European in 2017 Region of gastronomy.