Apricena, Province of Foggia, Puglia, Italy
Apricena is 42 km from Foggia, between the Tavoliere plateau and the Gargano promontory,in a plain cultivated with olive trees, cereals and vineyards. The economy relies also on quarries of the local stone, called Apricena Stone, which is exported in many areas of the world. This stone was used for the new sanctuary of San Pio da Pietrelcina in San Giovanni Rotondo.
Altitude: mt 75 a.s.l -- Population: ca. 13,000 inhabitants -- Zip/postal code: 71011 -- Phone Area Code: 0882 -- Patron Saint: Madonna dell'Incoronata celebrated on last Sunday in May
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