Pietramontecorvino

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Pietramontecorvino
Comune
Comune di Pietramontecorvino
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Coat of arms of Pietramontecorvino
Coat of arms
Pietramontecorvino is located in Italy
Pietramontecorvino
Pietramontecorvino
Location of Pietramontecorvino in Italy
Coordinates: 41°33′N 15°08′E / 41.550°N 15.133°E / 41.550; 15.133
Country Italy
Region  Apulia
Province Foggia (FG)
Government
 • Mayor Raimondo Giallella
Area
 • Total 71.65 km2 (27.66 sq mi)
Elevation 456 m (1,496 ft)
Population (28 February 2017)[1]
 • Total 2,698
 • Density 38/km2 (98/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Petraioli
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 71038
Dialing code 0881
Patron saint St. Albert of Montecorvino
Saint day May 16
Website Official website

Pietramontecorvino (Petraiolo: Préte) is a town and comune in the province of Foggia in the Apulia region of southeast Italy. It is located in the Monti Dauni, on a rocky spur commanding the valley of the Triolo, a right tributary of the Candelaro river.

Main sights[edit]

  • Norman Tower, a remain of the medieval fortifications
  • Church of Santa Maria Assunta (perhaps built in the late 12th century). It was modified in the 16th and 18th centuries.
  • Ducal Palace

References[edit]

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