Peschici

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Peschici
Comune di Peschici
View of Peschici
View of Peschici
Coat of arms of Peschici
Coat of arms
Location of Peschici
Peschici is located in Italy
Peschici
Peschici
Location of Peschici in Italy
Peschici is located in Apulia
Peschici
Peschici
Peschici (Apulia)
Coordinates: 41°56′48″N 16°0′53″E / 41.94667°N 16.01472°E / 41.94667; 16.01472
CountryItaly
Region Apulia
ProvinceFoggia (FG)
FrazioniManaccora, San Nicola
Government
 • MayorFrancesco Tavaglione
Area
 • Total48.92 km2 (18.89 sq mi)
Elevation
90 m (300 ft)
Highest elevation
378 m (1,240 ft)
Lowest elevation
0 m (0 ft)
Population
(28 February 2017)[1]
 • Total4,491
 • Density92/km2 (240/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Peschiciani
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
71010
Dialing code0884
Patron saintSt. Elijah
Saint day20 July
WebsiteOfficial website

Peschici Italian pronunciation: [ˈpɛskitʃi] is a town and comune in the province of Foggia in the Apulia region of southeast Italy. Famous for its seaside resorts, its territory belongs to the Gargano National Park and to the Gargano Mountain Community.

Geography[edit]

Peschici is situated on the north-eastern coast of Gargano promontory, 9 kilometres (5.6 mi) east of San Menaio, 14 kilometres (8.7 mi) from Rodi Garganico, and 19 kilometres (12 mi) west of Vieste. The town sits over a karst spur facing the sea, with a height of more than 100 metres (330 ft); the territory features a number of coastal watch towers. Flora includes sectors of Mediterranean shrubland and, in the inner areas, Aleppo pines. 32 Kilometers north east of the town Peschici, is the Croatian Island of Palagruža.

The lexicographer Giacomo Micaglia was born in Peschici.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics from the Italian statistical institute (Istat)

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