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Neapolitan: Vescégghie
Comune di Bisceglie
The harbour
The harbour
Coat of airms o Bisceglie
Coat airms
Bisceglie is located in Italy
Location o Bisceglie in Italy
Coordinates: 41°14′35″N 16°30′19″E / 41.24306°N 16.50528°E / 41.24306; 16.50528
ProvinceBarletta-Andria-Trani (BT)
 • MayorAngelantonio Angarano
 • Total69.25 km2 (26.74 sq mi)
16 m (52 ft)
 (31 December 2017)[1]
 • Total55,385
 • Density800/km2 (2,100/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
Diallin code080
Patron sauntSts. Maurus, Sergius and Pantaleon[2]
Saunt dayFirst Monday in August
WebsiteOffeecial wabsteid

Bisceglie (Italian: [biʃˈʃeʎʎe]; Neapolitan: Vescégghie) is a toun an municipalitie alang the Adriatic Sea wi 55,251[3] ceetizens in the stewartrie o Barletta-Andria-Trani, in the region o Apulia (Italian: Puglia), in soothren Italy. The toun wis awardit Blae Fleg Saunds certification in 2001 fer its heich staundarts o environmental protection an qualitie. Scallette an Salsello Saunds ware certifee'd as weel in 2003, 2005 an 2006.

It is the municipalitie wi the fowert heichest population o the stewartrie[4] an fowerteenth heichest o the region.[5]

It is a heidie hub fer fairmin, wi manufacturers fecklie in the industrie o textiles.

Heid sichts

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  • Cathedral (13th centurie)
  • Kirk o Santa Margherita (Saunt Margaret), in Romanesque-Apulian style (12th centurie), wi barrie canopied toums o the Falcone faimlie[6]
  • The broch an Norman touer o Hohestaufe-Angevin
  • Aibey o S. Adoeno (11th century)
  • coves o Santa Croce
  • Fower dolmens

Weel merkit as weel is the naturalistic airts aboot Pantano-Ripalta.

Soorces an ootbye airtins

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  1. https://ugeo.urbistat.com/AdminStat/en/it/demografia/dati-sintesi/bisceglie/110003/4
  2. Source for patrons: http://www.comuni-italiani.it/072/009/index.html
  3. TuttiItalia. "Popolazione Bisceglie 2001-2018" [Population o Bisceglie 2001-2018]. TuttiItalia (in Italian). 2019 Gwind srl. Retrieved 10 October 2019.
  4. Istat, (2021) "dati del bilancio demografico ufficiale ISTAT" Archived 2020-05-03 at the Wayback Machine Retrieved 18/03/2021 (in Italian)
  5. Istat (2021), "dati del bilancio demografico ufficiale ISTAT" Archived 2020-05-03 at the Wayback Machine Retrieved 18 Mairch 2021 (in Italian)
  6.  Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Bisceglie" . Encyclopædia Britannica. 3 (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. p. 992. Cite has empty unkent parameters: |HIDE_PARAMETER15=, |HIDE_PARAMETER13=, |HIDE_PARAMETER14c=, |HIDE_PARAMETER14=, |HIDE_PARAMETER9=, |HIDE_PARAMETER3=, |HIDE_PARAMETER1=, |HIDE_PARAMETER4=, |HIDE_PARAMETER2=, |HIDE_PARAMETER8=, |HIDE_PARAMETER20=, |HIDE_PARAMETER5=, |HIDE_PARAMETER7=, |HIDE_PARAMETER10=, |separator=, |HIDE_PARAMETER14b=, |HIDE_PARAMETER6=, |HIDE_PARAMETER11=, and |HIDE_PARAMETER12= (help)