Cagnano Varano

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Cagnano Varano
Comune di Cagnano Varano
The Altar of St Michael the Archangel, in the grotto named after him
The Altar of St Michael the Archangel, in the grotto named after him
Coat of arms of Cagnano Varano
Coat of arms
Location of Cagnano Varano
Cagnano Varano is located in Italy
Cagnano Varano
Cagnano Varano
Location of Cagnano Varano in Italy
Cagnano Varano is located in Apulia
Cagnano Varano
Cagnano Varano
Cagnano Varano (Apulia)
Coordinates: 41°50′N 15°46′E / 41.833°N 15.767°E / 41.833; 15.767
CountryItaly
RegionApulia
ProvinceFoggia (FG)
FrazioniPorto di Capojale, Bagno di Varano, San Nicola Imbuti
Government
 • MayorClaudio Costanzucci
Area
 • Total166.84 km2 (64.42 sq mi)
Elevation
175 m (574 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total7,194
 • Density43/km2 (110/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Cagnanesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
71010
Dialing code0884
Patron saintMichael the Archangel, Catald
Saint day8 May, 10 May
WebsiteOfficial website

Cagnano Varano (Pugliese: Cagnano) is a town and comune in the province of Foggia in the Apulia region of southeast Italy. It occupies a commanding position above the Lago di Varano, and is part of the Gargano National Park. The economy is mostly based on agriculture, fishing and tourism.

Sights include the karstic grotto of San Michele, which has been frequented since the Old Stone Age. It is now consecrated as a Roman Catholic chapel.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  3. ^ All demographics and other statistics from the Italian statistical institute (Istat)

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