Margherita di Savoia, Apulia

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Margherita di Savoia
Comune
Comune di Margherita di Savoia
Margherita di Savoia is located in Italy
Margherita di Savoia
Margherita di Savoia
Location of Margherita di Savoia in Italy
Coordinates: 41°22′N 16°9′E / 41.367°N 16.150°E / 41.367; 16.150Coordinates: 41°22′N 16°9′E / 41.367°N 16.150°E / 41.367; 16.150
Country Italy
Region Apulia
Province Barletta-Andria-Trani
Government
 • Mayor Milly Carlucci
Area
 • Total 36.35 km2 (14.03 sq mi)
Elevation 1 m (3 ft)
Population (31 May 2007)[1]
 • Total 12,613
 • Density 350/km2 (900/sq mi)
Demonym Margheritani or Salinari
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 71044 76016
Dialing code 0883
Patron saint San Salvatore, Maria Addolorata
Saint day August 6
Website Official website

Margherita di Savoia is a town and comune in the Province of Barletta-Andria-Trani (Apulia, southern Italy). It was given this name in 1879 in honour of Queen Margherita of Savoy, who had an important love affair in the town; previously it had been known as Saline di Barletta.

References[edit]

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