Lucera

Lucera (Lucerino: Lucére) is an Italian city of 34,243 inhabitants in the province of Foggia in the region of Apulia, and the seat of the Diocese of Lucera-Troia.

Lucera
Location of Lucera in the province of Foggia
Location of Lucera
Lucera
Location of Lucera in Italy
Lucera
Lucera (Apulia)
Coordinates: 41°30′N 15°20′E
CountryItaly
Region Apulia
ProvinceFoggia (FG)
Government
  MayorGiuseppe Pitta (coalition of municipal lists)
Area
  Total339.79 km2 (131.19 sq mi)
Elevation219 m (719 ft)
Population
 (June 2012)[3]
  Total34,243
Demonym(s)Lucerini
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
71036
Dialing code0881
Patron saintSt Mary
Saint day16 August
WebsiteOfficial website

Located upon a flat knoll in the Tavoliere Plains, near the foot of Daunian Mountains, Lucera was the capital of Province of Capitanata and the County of Molise from 1579 until 1806.


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