Province of Barletta-Andria-Trani

province of Italy

The Province of Barletta-Andria-Trani (Italian: Provincia di Barletta-Andria-Trani) is a province in the Apulia region of Southern Italy. The capital is shared by three cities: Barletta, Andria and Trani. The province borders the Adriatic Sea.

Province of Barletta-Andria-Trani
Castel del Monte in Andria
Castel del Monte in Andria
Coat of arms of Province of Barletta-Andria-Trani
Map with Barletta-Andria-Trani in Italy
Map with Barletta-Andria-Trani, in red, in Italy
Coordinates: 41°19′N 16°17′E / 41.317°N 16.283°E / 41.317; 16.283Coordinates: 41°19′N 16°17′E / 41.317°N 16.283°E / 41.317; 16.283
CountryItaly
RegionApulia
CapitalaBarletta, Andria and Trani
Comuni10
Government
 • PresidentFrancesco Carlo Spina[1]
Area
 • Total1,542.95 km2 (595.74 sq mi)
Population
 (31 December 2015)[3]
 • Total393,534
 • Density260/km2 (660/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
70051-70001-70100
Telephone prefix0883, 080
Vehicle registrationBT
ISTAT110
WebsiteOfficial website

HistoryEdit

It was created from 10 municipalities (comuni), which were formerly in the provinces of Bari (7 municipalities) and Foggia (3 municipalities), taking its name from the three cities which share the new administrative functions of the province.

GeographyEdit

The province of Barletta-Andria-Trani is in the central part of Apulia and has an area of 1,542.95 km2 (596 sq mi).[2]

The province borders to the northwest by the province of Foggia, to the north and northeast by the Adriatic Sea, to the east with the Metropolitan City of Bari, to the south by province of Potenza (Basilicata region).

The main river of the province, and of the Apulia region, is the Ofanto river, that flows into the Adriatic Sea between Margherita di Savoia and Barletta.

The highest point in the province is Monte Caccia, 679 m (2,228 ft) high; it is in the Altopiano delle Murge, a karstic plateau of rectangular shape in southern Italy.

PopulationEdit

As of 31 December 2015, there are 393,534 persons (194402 males and 199,132 females) living in the province,[3] for a population density of 255.1 inhabitants/km².

AdministrationEdit

The province has 10 comuni.

Comune Population[3] Area[4]
(km²)
Altitude
(m)
Andria 100,440 402.89 151
Barletta 94,814 149.35 15
Bisceglie 55,422 69.25 16
Canosa di Puglia 30,294 150.93 105
Margherita di Savoia 11,974 35.70 1
Minervino Murge 9,032 257.41 429
San Ferdinando di Puglia 13,987 41.23 68
Spinazzola 6,621 184.01 435
Trani 56,217 103.41 7
Trinitapoli 14,217 148.77 5

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Il Presidente della Provincia di Barletta-Andria-Trani" (in Italian). Provincia di Barletta-Andria-Trani. Retrieved 2 August 2016.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Provincia di Barletta-Andria-Trani" (in Italian). Tuttitalia.it. Retrieved 2 August 2016.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 "Statistiche demografiche ISTAT" (in Italian). Demo.istat.it. Archived from the original on 13 February 2021. Retrieved 2 August 2016.
  4. "Comuni in provincia BT per popolazione" (in Italian). Tuttitalia.it. Retrieved 2 August 2016.

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