Palo del Colle

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Palo del Colle
Comune di Palo del Colle
Palo del Colle is located in Italy
Palo del Colle
Palo del Colle
Location of Palo del Colle in Italy
Coordinates: 41°3′N 16°42′E / 41.050°N 16.700°E / 41.050; 16.700
Country Italy
Region Apulia
Province / Metropolitan city Bari (BA)
Frazioni Auricarro
 • Mayor Anna Zaccheo
 • Total 79 km2 (31 sq mi)
Elevation 151 m (495 ft)
Population (December 2014)[1]
 • Total 21,700
 • Density 270/km2 (710/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Palesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 70027
Dialing code 080
Patron saint Holy Crucifix
Saint day 16 September

Palo del Colle is a town and comune in the Metropolitan City of Bari, Apulia, southern Italy. The town of Palo del Colle is about 15 kilometres (9 mi) inland from the city of Bari. It is on a hill (hence the name "Pole on the Hill").


  1. ^ Population from ISTAT