Altamura

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Altamura
Comune di Altamura
Altamura Cathedral
Altamura Cathedral
Coat of arms of Altamura
Altamura within the Province of Bari
Altamura within the Province of Bari
Location of Altamura
Altamura is located in Italy
Altamura
Altamura
Location of Altamura in Italy
Altamura is located in Apulia
Altamura
Altamura
Altamura (Apulia)
Coordinates: 40°49′N 16°33′E / 40.817°N 16.550°E / 40.817; 16.550
CountryItaly
RegionApulia
Metropolitan cityBari (BA)
FrazioniCasal Sabini, Fornello, Madonna del Buon Cammino, Marinella, Masseria Franchini, Pescariello, Sanuca
Government
 • MayorRosa Melodia
Area
 • Total427 km2 (165 sq mi)
Elevation
450 m (1,480 ft)
Population
 (31 July 2017)[2]
 • Total70,539
 • Density170/km2 (430/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Altamuran
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
70022
Dialing code080
Patron saintSaint Irene of Lecce
Saint dayMay 5
WebsiteOfficial website

Altamura is an Italian city in the Apulia Region. The city is 45 kilometres (28 miles) southwest of Bari. It is close to the border with Basilicata. As of 2017, Altamura has about 70,500 inhabitants.

The city is known for its traditional bread called Pane di Altamura.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Italian National Institute of Statistics. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. "Population data from ISTAT - National Institute of Statistics (Italy)". Archived from the original on 2018-07-16. Retrieved 2022-01-30.