Vico del Gargano

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Vico del Gargano
Comune
Comune di Vico del Gargano
Vico del Gargano panorama.jpg
Vico del Gargano is located in Italy
Vico del Gargano
Vico del Gargano
Location of Vico del Gargano in Italy
Coordinates: 41°54′N 15°58′E / 41.900°N 15.967°E / 41.900; 15.967
Country Italy
Region Puglia
Province Foggia (FG)
Frazioni San Menaio
Government
 • Mayor Michele Sementino
Area
 • Total 110.53 km2 (42.68 sq mi)
Elevation 462 m (1,516 ft)
Population (1 January 2013)[1]
 • Total 7,807
 • Density 71/km2 (180/sq mi)
Demonym Vichesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 71018
Dialing code 0884
Patron saint Saint Valentine
Saint day 14 February
Website Official website

Vico del Gargano is a village and comune in the province of Foggia in the Apulia region of southeast Italy. Called the "Village of Love", is part of the Gargano National Park and the Mountain Community of Gargano.

The town is bordered by Carpino, Ischitella, Monte Sant'Angelo, Peschici, Rodi Garganico and Vieste.

Main sights[edit]

Sights include:

  • The square-plan Castle and the walls
  • Church of the Carmine
  • Mother Church (Chiesa Matrice)
  • 14th century church of San Marco
  • Church of Santa Maria degli Angeli

Twin towns[edit]

References[edit]

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