Pietramontecorvino

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Pietramontecorvino
Comune di Pietramontecorvino
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Coat of arms of Pietramontecorvino
Coat of arms
Location of Pietramontecorvino
Pietramontecorvino is located in Italy
Pietramontecorvino
Pietramontecorvino
Location of Pietramontecorvino in Italy
Pietramontecorvino is located in Apulia
Pietramontecorvino
Pietramontecorvino
Pietramontecorvino (Apulia)
Coordinates: 41°33′N 15°08′E / 41.550°N 15.133°E / 41.550; 15.133
CountryItaly
Region Apulia
ProvinceFoggia (FG)
Government
 • MayorRaimondo Giallella
Area
 • Total71.65 km2 (27.66 sq mi)
Elevation
456 m (1,496 ft)
Population
 (28 February 2017)[3]
 • Total2,698
 • Density38/km2 (98/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Petraioli
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
71038
Dialing code0881
Patron saintSt. Albert of Montecorvino
Saint dayMay 16
WebsiteOfficial 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. ^ "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)