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.

Vico del Gargano
Comune di Vico del Gargano
Vico del Gargano panorama.jpg
Location of Vico del Gargano
Vico del Gargano is located in Italy
Vico del Gargano
Vico del Gargano
Location of Vico del Gargano in Italy
Vico del Gargano is located in Apulia
Vico del Gargano
Vico del Gargano
Vico del Gargano (Apulia)
Coordinates: 41°54′N 15°58′E / 41.900°N 15.967°E / 41.900; 15.967
CountryItaly
RegionApulia
ProvinceFoggia (FG)
FrazioniSan Menaio
Government
 • MayorMichele Sementino
Area
 • Total110.53 km2 (42.68 sq mi)
Elevation
462 m (1,516 ft)
Population
 (28 February 2017)[2]
 • Total7,712
 • Density70/km2 (180/sq mi)
DemonymVichesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
71018
Dialing code0884
Patron saintSaint Valentine
Saint day14 February
WebsiteOfficial website

The town is bordered by Carpino, Ischitella, Monte Sant'Angelo, Peschici, Rodi Garganico and Vieste.

Main sightsEdit

Sights include:

  • The square-plan Castle and the walls
  • Church of the Carmine
  • Mother Church (Chiesa Matrice)
  • 14th century church of San Marco
  • Church of Santa Maria degli Angeli

Twin townsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Italian National Institute of Statistics. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ All demographics and other statistics from the Italian statistical institute (Istat)