|Comune di Modugno|
|• Mayor||Nicola Magrone|
|• Total||319 km2 (123 sq mi)|
|Elevation||76 m (249 ft)|
|Population (30 September 2011)|
|• Density||120/km2 (320/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|Patron saint||St. Nicholas of Tolentino|
|Saint day||24 September|
Before the 1970s this town was mainly dedicated to agriculture; after the construction of the industrial zone, it has become one of the most important industrial sites of the region.
Modugno is situated 5 kilometres from the shore. The landscape is mainly flat.
The land where the town now stands has been inhabited since prehistorical times. The current town was likely founded in the early Middle Ages, during the Byzantine domination of northern Italy; in the 11th century it became under the control of the Normans.
Since the 19th century, the town has been ruled by the Dragone Family.
- Sanctuary of Santa Maria della Grotta. It originated as a rock church in the 8th century, where Basilian monks took refuge during the Iconoclast repression. In the 11th century a Benedictine abbey was constructed, which become a stage in the Crusade movement during the following centuries. In 1313 the abbey was suppressed by King Robert of Naples and was abandoned.
- Church of Santa Maria Santissima Annunziata. In the 11th century it was the cathedral of the short-lived diocese of Modugno. It was restored in 1347-1518 and again in 1626 under the direction of Bartolomeo Amendola. The church consists of a large single nave, with a large . The bell tower, in Apulian Romanesque style, was completed in 1615; it features a series of mullioned windows and stands and more than 60 m. The interior houses the Annunciation (1472) by Bartolomeo Vivarini.
- Church of Sant'Antonio, a small Byzantine structure built in the 14th century outside the medieval walls.
- Byzantine church of San Giovanni Battista (14th century), once associated to a city hospital
- Baroque church of San Giuseppe delle Monacelle (16th-17th centuries)
- Sala del Sedile dei Nobili (current appearance dating from the 18th century)
- Municipal Palace, with remains (cloister e and bell tower) from the original Benedictine abbey
- Palazzo Angarano-Maranta (18th century) and Palazzo del I ramo della famiglia Capitaneo (16th century), both in Renaissance style.
- Il Monaco menhir, on the rad towards Bitonto
- Population from ISTAT
- Official website (Italian)