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Rignano Garganico

Apricena, Foggia, San Marco in Lamis, San Severo and San Giovanni Rotondo are neighbouring towns. In 2017, migrants were removed from a refugee camp setup in Rignano Garganico.

Rocchetta SantAntonio

Rocchetta SantAntonio is a town and comune in the province of Foggia in the Apulia region of southeast Italy. It was part of the province of Avellino until 1940.

Rodi Garganico

Rodi Garganico" or Rur) is a town and commune in the province of Foggia, Apulia, south-eastern Italy. Located on a promontory east of the Lago di Varano, it is part of the Gargano National Park and of the Mountain Community of Gargano. Rodi is ce ...

Roseto Valfortore

Roseto Valfortore is a small town and comune of the Province of Foggia, in the Apulia Region of southeastern Italy. Located in the Daunian Mountains near Fortore springs, Roseto Valfortore is awarded "I borghi più belli dItalia" quality mark.

Rutigliano

Church of SantAndrea Norman castle 11th century, built above a pre-existing Byzantine watchtower or fortification. Collegiate church of Santa Maria della Colonna Church of San Vincenzo

Sammichele di Bari

Sammichele di Bari is a town and comune in the Metropolitan City of Bari and region of Apulia, southern Italy. The town is located inland from Italian coastline and is built primarily on agriculture. The Patron Saint of the Town is St.Michael the ...

San Giovanni Rotondo

San Giovanni Rotondo is the name of a town and comune in the province of Foggia and region of Apulia, in southern Italy. San Giovanni Rotondo was the home of Saint Pio of Pietrelcina from 28 July 1916 until his death on 23 September 1968. The Pad ...

San Marco in Lamis

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 within the Parco Nazionale del Gargano and it belongs to the Comunità Montana del Gargano. Part of ...

San Marco la Catola

San Marco la Catola is a town and comune in the province of Foggia in the Apulia region of southeast Italy. It is a small town built around an ancient medieval castle that still resides in the center of town. The castle has been inhabited by vari ...

San Nicandro Garganico

San Nicandro Garganico known until 1999 as Sannicandro Garganico) is a town and comune in the province of Foggia in the Apulia region of southeast Italy. The comune is bordered by those of Apricena, Cagnano Varano, Lesina, Poggio Imperiale and Sa ...

San Paolo di Civitate

San Paolo was founded in the mid-15th century, mostly as a colony of Albanians. Nearby had existed since the 1st millennium BC an ancient town of the Daunians, Teate or Tiati, known by the Romans as Teanum Apulum. Formerly known as San Paolo dei ...

Sannicandro di Bari

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 s ...

SantAgata di Puglia

SantAgata di Puglia is a town and comune in the province of Foggia in the Apulia region of southeast Italy. Its territory borders the municipalities of Accadia, Anzano di Puglia, Candela, Deliceto, Lacedonia AV, Monteleone di Puglia, Rocchetta Sa ...

Santeramo in Colle

Santeramo in Colle is a town in the Metropolitan City of Bari and region of Apulia, southern Italy. Its current name comes from St Erasmus, martyr of the Diocletian era and patron saint of the city who, according to legend, is responsible for its ...

Lago di Serra del Corvo

Lago di Serra del Corvo is a lake in the Basilicata region of southern Italy. The lake is located in Genzano di Lucania on the border with the province of Bari and just north of the province of Matera. The Basentello flows into the lake from the ...

Serracapriola

Serracapriola is an Italian town of 4.039 inhabitants, located in the province of Foggia, Apulia. It is part of the Gargano National Park, and it is placed at the border between Apulia and Molise, on a hill 270 meters tall. The climate is Mediter ...

Spinazzola

Pope Innocent XII was born here in the castle of the Pignatelli family, now destroyed. Michele Ruggieri 1543–1607, Jesuit missionary in China, first European sinologist, was born in Spinazzola.

Statte

Statte is a town and comune in the province of Taranto, part of the Apulia region of southeast Italy. Until 1 May 1993 the town was part of the territory of the comune of Taranto.

Stornara

Stornara Airfield was a semi-permanent heavy bomber airfield located approximately 14 km 10 mi west of Cerignola in Apulia, Italy 41°17′30″N 015°44′30″E Its single PSP runway with extensive taxiway and hardstand parking areas and steel control to ...

Toritto

Toritto is a town and comune in the Metropolitan City of Bari and region of Apulia, southern Italy. It lies in an agricultural area, growing mainly almond and olive trees, about 20 km from the Adriatic Sea.

Triggiano

Not be confused with Tiggiano. Triggiano is a small town in the southern part of the Metropolitan City of Bari and region of Apulia, southern Italy. It lies a few miles inland from the port of Bari on the Adriatic Sea.

Trinitapoli

Trinitapoli is a town and comune in the province of Barletta-Andria-Trani in the Apulia region of southeast Italy. A few kilometres from the town are the ruins of Salapia later called Salpia and Salpi, which was already a bishopric by 314, when i ...

Turi, Apulia

Turi is a town and comune in the Metropolitan City of Bari and region of Apulia, southern Italy. With a population approaching 12.000, it lies a few miles inland from the town of Polignano A Mare on the Adriatic Sea. The Italian Marxist Antonio G ...

Valenzano, Apulia

Valenzano is a town and comune in the Metropolitan City of Bari, in Apulia, Italy. It is home to several centers of scientific research, including Tecnopolis, one of the biggest of the Southern Italy in addition to The Mediterranean Agronomic Ins ...

Vico del Gargano

Vico del Gargano is a village and comune in the province of Foggia in the Apulia region of southeast Italy. Called the "Village of Love", it is part of the Gargano National Park and the Mountain Community of Gargano. The town is bordered by Carpi ...

Volturara Appula

Volturara Appula is a town and comune in the province of Foggia in the Apulia region of southeast Italy. Once a flourishing city, the comune now has a population of less than 500.

Volturino

Volturino is a village and comune in the province of Foggia, in the Apulia region of southern Italy. It is approximately 51.4 kilometres 31.9 mi from Foggia. The village is bordered by Alberona, Lucera, Motta Montecorvino, Pietramontecorvino, Vol ...

Abriola

Abriola is a town and comune in the province of Potenza, in the Southern Italian region of Basilicata. It is bounded by the comuni of Anzi, Calvello, Marsico Nuovo, Pignola, Sasso di Castalda, Tito.

Acerenza

With its strategic position 800 metres 2.600 ft above sea-level, Acerenza has been sacked by a series of invaders. The town, then known as Aceruntia, Acheruntia or Acherontia, was conquered by the Romans in 318 BC. Later, it was taken by the Ostr ...

Anzi, Basilicata

Anzi rises to 1.029 metres 3.376 ft above sea level, in the central-northern part of the province. It is the fourth highest comune in the region by altitude, after Pietrapertosa, Marsicovetere and Viggiano. It is bounded by the comuni of Abriola ...

Armento

Armento is a town and comune in the province of Potenza, in the Southern Italian region of Basilicata. The famous Armento Rider was found in the vicinity of Armento and is now in the British Museum.

Atella, Basilicata

Atella is a town and comune in the province of Potenza, in the Southern Italian region of Basilicata. It is bounded by the comuni of Avigliano, Bella, Calitri, Filiano, Rionero in Vulture, Ripacandida, Ruvo del Monte and San Fele.

Balvano

Balvano is a small city and a commune in the province of Potenza. The recent history of Balvano is connected to several catastrophes. In 1944, a steam train stalled in a nearby railway tunnel, suffocating 426 passengers. It was also one of the to ...

Banzi

Banzi is a town and comune in the province of Potenza, Basilicata, southern Italy. Called Bantia in antiquity, it was the site of the find of the bronze tablet known as the Tabula Bantina, which contains a fragment of the ancient Oscan language.

Baragiano

Baragiano is a town and comune in the province of Potenza, in the Southern Italian region of Basilicata. It is bounded by the comuni of Balvano, Bella, Picerno, Ruoti.

Bella, Basilicata

Bella is a town and comune in the province of Potenza, in the southern Italian region of Basilicata. It is bounded by the comuni of Atella, Avigliano, Balvano, Baragiano, Muro Lucano, Ruoti, San Fele.

Bernalda

Bernalda is a town and comune in the province of Matera, in the Southern Italian region of Basilicata. The frazione of Metaponto is the site of the ancient city of Metapontum. Until the 15th century, it was called Camarda. It is home to a castle ...

Brindisi Montagna

Brindisi Montagna, also spelled Brindisi di Montagna is a town and comune in the province of Potenza, in the Southern Italian region of Basilicata.

Calvello

For people with the surname, see Calvello. Calvello Lucano: Calvìedde is a town and comune in the province of Potenza, in the Southern Italian region of Basilicata, known for its traditional production of artistic ceramics. It is bounded by the t ...

Campomaggiore

Campomaggiore is a town and comune in the province of Potenza, Basilicata, southern Italy. It includes a modern settlement which has replaced the original town Campomaggiore Vecchio, destroyed by an avalanche in 1885 and now a ghost town.

Cancellara

Cancellara is a town and comune in the province of Potenza, in the Southern Italian region of Basilicata. It is bounded by the comuni of Acerenza, Avigliano, Oppido Lucano, Pietragalla, Tolve, Vaglio Basilicata.

Castelgrande, Basilicata

Castelgrande is a town and comune in the province of Potenza, in the Southern Italian region of Basilicata. It is bounded by the comuni of Laviano, Muro Lucano, Pescopagano, Rapone, San Fele. Castelgrande is part of the Comunita Montana di Marmo ...

Chiaromonte

Chiaromonte is a town and comune in the province of Potenza, in the Southern Italian region of Basilicata. Under the pseudonym "Montegrano", it was the case study for Edward C. Banfields The Moral Basis of a Backward Society.

Cirigliano

Cirigliano is a town and comune in the province of Matera, in the Southern Italian region of Basilicata. Cirigliano is an ancient town whose origin is uncertain. It is surrounded by walls and towers. Cirigliano is a typical medieval village which ...

Colobraro

Colobraro is a town and comune in the province of Matera, in the southern Italian region of Basilicata. The town is positioned on a high hill dominating the valley of river Sinni near the town of Valsinni.

Corleto Perticara

Corleto Perticara is a town and comune in the province of Potenza, in the Southern Italian region of Basilicata. It is bounded by the comuni of Armento, Gorgoglione, Guardia Perticara, Laurenzana, Montemurro, Pietrapertosa, Viggiano.

Filiano

Filiano is a town and comune in the province of Potenza, in the Southern Italian region of Basilicata. It is bounded by the comuni of Atella, Avigliano, Forenza, Ripacandida, San Fele.

Forenza

Forenza is a town and comune in the province of Potenza, Basilicata, southern Italy. It is bounded by the comuni of Acerenza, Avigliano, Filiano, Ginestra, Maschito, Palazzo San Gervasio, Pietragalla, Ripacandida. American World War I veteran Ant ...

Francavilla in Sinni

The town was founded in 1426. It had a charterhouse, destroyed in early 19th century by the Grande Armee of Napoleon, when it was occupied by the troops of Joachim Murat.

Garaguso

It is an agricultural center in the upper valley of the Cavone River. The town is situated on a 460-metre 1.510 ft hill and is bordered to the north by the town of Grassano, to the east by Salandra, to the south by San Mauro Forte, and west with ...