Bari

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Bari

Bare  (Neapolitan)
Comune di Bari
A collage of Bari, Top left: Swabian Castle, Top right: Night in Pane e Pomodoro Beach, Bottom left: Ferrarese Square, Bottom upper right: Bari University in Andrea da Bari street, Bottom lower right: View of Punta Perotti seaside area
A collage of Bari, Top left: Swabian Castle, Top right: Night in Pane e Pomodoro Beach, Bottom left: Ferrarese Square, Bottom upper right: Bari University in Andrea da Bari street, Bottom lower right: View of Punta Perotti seaside area
Flag of Bari
Flag
Coat of arms of Bari
Coat of arms
Location of Bari
Bari is located in Italy
Bari
Bari
Location of Bari in Italy
Bari is located in Apulia
Bari
Bari
Bari (Apulia)
Coordinates: 41°07′31″N 16°52′0″E / 41.12528°N 16.86667°E / 41.12528; 16.86667Coordinates: 41°07′31″N 16°52′0″E / 41.12528°N 16.86667°E / 41.12528; 16.86667
CountryItaly
Region Apulia
Metropolitan cityBari (BA)
Government
 • MayorAntonio Decaro (PD)
Area
 • Total117.39 km2 (45.32 sq mi)
Elevation
5 m (16 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total323,370
 • Density2,800/km2 (7,100/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Barese
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
70121-70132
Dialing code080
ISTAT code072006
Patron saintSaint Nicholas
Saint dayDecember 6
WebsiteOfficial website

Bari (Italian: Bari; Bari dialect: Bare; Latin: Barium; [Barion] error: {{lang-xx}}: text has italic markup (help)) is a city in southern Italy. Bari is the capital of Bari Provence and of the Apulia Region. The city itself has a population of about 320,475, as of 2011, over 116 km2, while the fast-growing urban area counts 653,028 inhabitants over 203 km2. The metropolitan area has a million inhabitants. It is the second biggest city in southern Italy (after Naples).

During World War II there was an air raid on Bari. It was called the "Little Pearl Harbor".

Geography[change | change source]

Quarters[change | change source]

Quarters of Bari
Municipality Quarters
I Palese Macchie & Santo Spirito-Catino-San Pio
II San Paolo & Stanic
III Picone & Poggiofranco
IV Carbonara-Santa Rita, Ceglie del Campo & Loseto
V Japigia, Torre a Mare & San Giorgio
VI Carrassi, San Pasquale & Mungivacca
VII Madonnella
VIII Libertà & Marconi-San Girolamo-Fesca
IX Murat & San Nicola

Shown above are the twenty quarters of Bari: these twenty neighbourhoods or "quartiere" as they are known, are further divided into nine governmental community boards.[4]

Climate[change | change source]

Bari has a hot-summer Mediterranean climate (Csa in the Koeppen climate classification) with mild winters and hot, dry summers. Snowfall is rare. During the summer of 2008 temperatures reached as high as 42 °C (108 °F).

Climate data for Bari
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 12.1
(53.8)
12.7
(54.9)
14.7
(58.5)
17.9
(64.2)
22.2
(72.0)
25.8
(78.4)
28.4
(83.1)
28.3
(82.9)
25.4
(77.7)
21.0
(69.8)
17.1
(62.8)
13.5
(56.3)
19.9
(67.9)
Average low °C (°F) 5.0
(41.0)
5.3
(41.5)
6.7
(44.1)
9.0
(48.2)
12.9
(55.2)
16.6
(61.9)
19.1
(66.4)
19.1
(66.4)
16.5
(61.7)
12.8
(55.0)
9.1
(48.4)
6.4
(43.5)
11.5
(52.8)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 50.8
(2.00)
57.2
(2.25)
52.1
(2.05)
47.4
(1.87)
36.7
(1.44)
32.0
(1.26)
27.0
(1.06)
39.3
(1.55)
62.0
(2.44)
64.6
(2.54)
54.1
(2.13)
63.0
(2.48)
586.2
(23.07)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm) 7.3 7.9 7.3 6.5 5.1 4.5 2.6 3.7 5.1 6.4 6.7 8.2 71.3
Average relative humidity (%) 77 74 72 68 68 65 64 65 68 72 76 78 71
Source: Servizio Meteorologico[5]

Twin towns—Sister cities[change | change source]

Bari is twinned with:

Gallery[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  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. 'City' population (i.e. that of the comune or municipality) from Monthly demographic balance: January–April 2009, ISTAT.
  4. "Quartieri". Palapa.it. 8 January 2008.
  5. "Bari". Servizio Meteorologico. 18 August 2012.
  6. "Sister Cities of Guangzhou". Guangzhou Foreign Affairs Office. Retrieved 2010-02-10.

Other websites[change | change source]