Sannicandro di Bari

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Sannicandro di Bari
Comune
Comune di Sannicandro di Bari
Coat of arms of Sannicandro di Bari
Coat of arms
Sannicandro di Bari is located in Italy
Sannicandro di Bari
Sannicandro di Bari
Location of Sannicandro di Bari in Italy
Coordinates: 41°0′N 16°48′E / 41.000°N 16.800°E / 41.000; 16.800
Country Italy
Region  Apulia
Province / Metropolitan city Bari (BA)
Government
 • Mayor Giuseppe Giannone
Area
 • Total 55 km2 (21 sq mi)
Elevation 183 m (600 ft)
Population (30 June 2015)[1]
 • Total 9,982
 • Density 180/km2 (470/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Sannicandresi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 70028
Dialing code 080
Patron saint St.Joseph
Saint day March 19
Website Official website

Sannicandro di Bari is a town and comune in the province of Bari and region of Apulia, southern Italy.

Main sights[edit]

The main attraction of Sannicandro is the Hohenstaufen-Norman castle, located in the centre of the city. It is composed of two structures one within the other: the first one was built by the Byzantines in 916, with a line of walls in stone with six quadrangular towers. After the Norman conquest of Bari in 1071, the castle was restored; the structure was then turned into a palace in the reign of emperor Frederick II.

Other sights include:

  • Church of Santa Maria Assunta
  • Monumento ai caduti

References[edit]

  1. ^ Population from ISTAT

External links[edit]

Media related to Sannicandro di Bari at Wikimedia Commons