San Marco in Lamis

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San Marco in Lamis
Comune di San Marco in Lamis
Panorama di San Marco in Lamis.jpg
Arms of San Marco in Lamia
Coat of arms
San Marco in Lamis is located in Italy
San Marco in Lamis
San Marco in Lamis
Location of San Marco in Lamis in Italy
Coordinates: 41°43′N 15°38′E / 41.717°N 15.633°E / 41.717; 15.633
Country Italy
Region Apulia
Province / Metropolitan city Foggia (FG)
Frazioni Borgo Celano
 • Mayor Michele Merla
 • Total 232.82 km2 (89.89 sq mi)
Elevation 550 m (1,800 ft)
Population (28 February 2016)
 • Total 13,819
 • Density 59/km2 (150/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Sammarchesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 71014
Dialing code 0882
Patron saint St. Mark the Evangelist
Saint day April 25
Website Official website

San Marco in Lamis is a town and comune in the province of Foggia in the Apulia region of southeast Italy. It is located in the Gargano massif area.

Apart from some tourism connected to pilgrimages at the local Catholic sanctuary of St. Matthew, the economy is mostly based on agriculture.

'Le Fracchie' is a traditional celebration occurring each Good Friday where bundles of sticks are lit on fire, piled on small wagons and raced around the town.

Twin towns[edit]