Faeto (Francoprovençal: Fayéte, IPA: [faˈjet]) is a town and comune in the province of Foggia in the Apulia region of southeast Italy.

Faeto
Comune di Faeto
Faeto panorama.jpeg
Location of Faeto
Faeto is located in Italy
Faeto
Faeto
Location of Faeto in Italy
Faeto is located in Apulia
Faeto
Faeto
Faeto (Apulia)
Coordinates: 41°19′30″N 15°9′39″E / 41.32500°N 15.16083°E / 41.32500; 15.16083Coordinates: 41°19′30″N 15°9′39″E / 41.32500°N 15.16083°E / 41.32500; 15.16083
CountryItaly
Region Apulia
ProvinceFoggia (FG)
Area
 • Total26.19 km2 (10.11 sq mi)
Elevation
820 m (2,690 ft)
Population
 (31 December 2003)[3]
 • Total719
 • Density27/km2 (71/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Faetani
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
71020
Dialing code0881
ISTAT code071023
Patron saintSan Prospero
Saint daySecond Sunday in August
WebsiteOfficial website

It is a mountain village lying astride the Apennines and renowned for its prosciutto, an Italian dry-cured ham known as prosciutto di Faeto [it]. Residents of Faeto and neighbouring Celle di San Vito are speakers of the Franco-Provençal language, otherwise found in an Alpine region spanning northwestern Italy, southeastern France and southwestern Switzerland.

Faeto borders the following municipalities: Biccari, Castelfranco in Miscano, Celle di San Vito, Greci, Orsara di Puglia, Roseto Valfortore.

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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