Ischitella

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Ischitella
Comune
Comune di Ischitella
Ischitella.jpg
Ischitella is located in Italy
Ischitella
Ischitella
Location of Ischitella in Italy
Coordinates: 41°54′N 15°54′E / 41.900°N 15.900°E / 41.900; 15.900
Country Italy
Region Puglia
Province Foggia (FG)
Frazioni Foce Varano
Government
 • Mayor Pietro Colecchia
Area
 • Total 87.37 km2 (33.73 sq mi)
Elevation 310 m (1,020 ft)
Population (31 December 2012)[1]
 • Total 4,401
 • Density 50/km2 (130/sq mi)
Demonym Ischitellani
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 71010
Dialing code 0884
Patron saint Saint Eustace
Saint day 20 May
Website Official website

Ischitella is a town and comune in the province of Foggia, Apulia, southeast Italy. It is a centre for agrumes production, on the northern slopes of the Gargano promontory.

Main sights[edit]

  • The castle, now a private palace, built in the 12th century and remade in the 17th century
  • Church of St. Eustace (18th century)
  • Abbey of San Pietro in Cuppis, located outside the town, in Byzantine-Romanesque style. Known since as early as 1058, it is now in decaying state.

Twin towns[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics from the Italian statistical institute (Istat)