Alberobello

Alberobello

Alberobello
Comune
Comune di Alberobello
Three trulli.
Three trulli.
Coat of arms of Alberobello
Coat of arms
Alberobello is located in Italy
Alberobello
Alberobello
Location of Alberobello in Italy
Coordinates:
Country Italy
Region Puglia
Province Bari (BA)
Frazioni Coreggia, Pantanelli, San Leonardo
Government
 • Mayor Michele Maria Longo [1]
Area
 • Total 40 km2 (20 sq mi)
Elevation 416 m (1,365 ft)
Population (31 December 2007)
 • Total 11,040
 • Density 280/km2 (710/sq mi)
Demonym Alberobellesi - Selvesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 70011
Dialing code 080
Patron saint Saints Cosmas and Damian
Saint day 27 September
Website Official website
UNESCO World Heritage Site
The Trulli of Alberobello
Name as inscribed on the World Heritage List
Type Cultural
Criteria iii, iv, v
Reference 787
UNESCO region Europe and North America
Inscription history
Inscription 1996 (20th Session)

Alberobello is a small town and comune in the province of Bari, in Puglia, Italy. It has about 11,000 inhabitants and is famous for its unique trulli constructions. The Trulli of Alberobello are part of the UNESCO World Heritage sites list since 1996.

The roofs of Alberobello's trulli

International relations

Twin towns – Sister cities

Alberobello is twinned with:

External links

Media related to at Wikimedia Commons

  • Official site
  • Satellite picture by Google Maps
  • Alberobello & Trulli English Video
  • Photo Gallery (Italian)

References

  1. ^ http://www.comune.alberobello.ba.it/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=25&Itemid=26&skin=white&size=%%