Ischitella

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Ischitella
Comune di Ischitella
View of Ischitella
View of Ischitella
Location of Ischitella
Ischitella is located in Italy
Ischitella
Ischitella
Location of Ischitella in Italy
Ischitella is located in Apulia
Ischitella
Ischitella
Ischitella (Apulia)
Coordinates: 41°54′N 15°54′E / 41.900°N 15.900°E / 41.900; 15.900
CountryItaly
RegionApulia
ProvinceFoggia (FG)
FrazioniFoce Varano
Government
 • MayorCarlo Guerra
Area
 • Total85.46 km2 (33.00 sq mi)
Elevation
310 m (1,020 ft)
Population
 (28 February 2017)[3]
 • Total4,405
 • Density52/km2 (130/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Ischitellani
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
71010
Dialing code0884
Patron saintSaint Eustace
Saint day20 May
WebsiteOfficial website

Ischitella (Foggiano: Schetédde) is a town and comune in the province of Foggia, Apulia, southeast Italy. It is a centre for agrumes production, on the northern slopes of the Gargano promontory.

Main sights[edit]

  • The castle, now a private palace, built in the 12th century and remade in the 17th century
  • Church of St. Eustace (18th century)
  • Abbey of San Pietro in Cuppis, located outside the town, in Byzantine-Romanesque style. Known since as early as 1058, it is now in decaying state.

Twin towns[edit]

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)