Biccari

Biccari (Pugliese: Vìcchere) is a town and comune in the province of Foggia in the Apulia region of southeast Italy.

Biccari
Comune di Biccari
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Coat of arms of Biccari
Coat of arms
Location of Biccari
Biccari is located in Italy
Biccari
Biccari
Location of Biccari in Italy
Biccari is located in Apulia
Biccari
Biccari
Biccari (Apulia)
Coordinates: 41°24′N 15°12′E / 41.400°N 15.200°E / 41.400; 15.200Coordinates: 41°24′N 15°12′E / 41.400°N 15.200°E / 41.400; 15.200
CountryItaly
Region Apulia
ProvinceFoggia (FG)
FrazioniTertiveri, Berardinone
Government
 • MayorGianfilippo Mignogna (Biccari Cambia)
Area
 • Total106.65 km2 (41.18 sq mi)
Elevation
450 m (1,480 ft)
Population
 (31 December 2017)[3]
 • Total2,760
 • Density26/km2 (67/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Biccaresi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
71032
Dialing code0881
Patron saintSt. Donatus
Saint day7 August
WebsiteOfficial website

Main sightsEdit

  • Historic centre
  • Byzantine tower of Biccari
  • Tower Tertiveri
  • Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary
  • Convent of St. Anthony (1477
  • Church of the Annunciation
  • Romanesque and Gothic church of San Quirico
  • Cross roads of Port Wells (1473)
  • Portal medieval Gallo Palace (Piazza Don Luigi Sturzo)
  • Wooden altar carved and decorated in gold St. Michael (18th century)
  • 800 Godfrey Palace with its majestic facades
  • Fortified farms of Santa Maria and Imporchia
  • Palazzo Pignatelli di Tertiveri
  • Pescara Lake

PeopleEdit

  • Ralph DePalma (Biccari, 1882 – South Pasadena, 1956), American race car driver

ReferencesEdit

  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. ^ All demographics and other statistics from the Italian statistical institute (Istat)

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