Celle di San Vito

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Celle di San Vito
Comune di Celle di San Vito
The parish church
The parish church
Location of Celle di San Vito
Celle di San Vito is located in Italy
Celle di San Vito
Celle di San Vito
Location of Celle di San Vito in Italy
Celle di San Vito is located in Apulia
Celle di San Vito
Celle di San Vito
Celle di San Vito (Apulia)
Coordinates: 41°20′N 15°11′E / 41.333°N 15.183°E / 41.333; 15.183Coordinates: 41°20′N 15°11′E / 41.333°N 15.183°E / 41.333; 15.183
CountryItaly
Region Apulia
ProvinceFoggia (FG)
Area
 • Total18.41 km2 (7.11 sq mi)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total160
 • Density8.7/km2 (23/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Cellesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
71020
Dialing code0881
ISTAT code071019
Patron saintSan Vincenzo Ferreri
Saint day13 August
WebsiteOfficial website

Celle di San Vito (Arpitan: Cèles de Sant Vuite, IPA: [ˈsɛləs də ˈsɑ̃t ˈvɥit]) is a town and comune in the province of Foggia of the Apulia region in southern Italy.

Located upon the Daunian Mountains, Celle di San Vito is by far the smallest municipality in Apulia.[4] Unlike the residents of many bordering towns (Biccari, Castelluccio Valmaggiore, Orsara di Puglia and Troia), people of Celle di San Vito and the neighboring village of Faeto speak Faetar, a rare dialect of the Arpitan language which has fewer than 1,400 known speakers. The town's dialect is also represented in Brantford, Ontario, Canada, which received many immigrants from Celle di San Vito beginning in the early 1950s. At its peak several hundred daily speakers used the language in Brantford. As of 2012, the daily speakers have dwindled to fewer than 50 spread over three generations.

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)
  4. ^ "Comuni pugliesi per popolazione" [Apulian communes by population]. Tuttitalia (in Italian). Retrieved 27 January 2019.

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