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Comune di Alberobello
Three trulli
Three trulli
Coat of arms of Alberobello
Coat of arms
Alberobello is located in Italy
Location of Alberobello in Italy
Coordinates: 40°47′N 17°14′E / 40.783°N 17.233°E / 40.783; 17.233
Country Italy
Region  Apulia
Province Bari (BA)
Frazioni Coreggia, Pantanelli, San Leonardo
 • Mayor Michele Maria Longo [1]
 • Total 40 km2 (20 sq mi)
Elevation 416 m (1,365 ft)
Population (31 December 2007)
 • Total 11,040
 • Density 280/km2 (710/sq mi)
Demonym Alberobellesi - Selvesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 70011
Dialing code 080
Patron saint Saints Cosmas and Damian
Saint day 27 September
Website Official website
UNESCO World Heritage Site
The Trulli of Alberobello
Name as inscribed on the World Heritage List
Puglia Alberobello tango7174.jpg
Type Cultural
Criteria iii, iv, v
Reference 787
UNESCO region Europe and North America
Inscription history
Inscription 1996 (20th Session)

Alberobello is a small town and comune of the Metropolitan City of Bari, Apulia, southern Italy. It has about 11,000 inhabitants and is famous for its unique prehistoric trulli buildings. The Trulli of Alberobello have been designated as a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1996.

The roofs of Alberobello's trulli

International relations[edit]

Twin towns – Sister cities[edit]

Alberobello is twinned with:

External links[edit]

Media related to Alberobello at Wikimedia Commons