Place:Foggia, Puglia, Italy


Alt namesProvince of Foggia
Foggiasource: Wikipedia
Foggia provincesource: Getty Vocabulary Program
Provincia di Foggiasource: Wikipedia
Coordinates41.45°N 15.533°E
Located inPuglia, Italy
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog

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The Province of Foggia ( ; Foggiano: ) is a province in the Apulia (Puglia) region of southern Italy.

This province is also known as 'Daunia' (after Daunians, a Iapygian pre-Roman tribe living in the territory) or else 'Capitanata', originally Catapanata, because during the Middle Ages it was governed by a catepan, as part of the Catepanate of Italy. Its capital is the city of Foggia.

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