For the surname and people with the name, see Modugno (surname).
Comune di Modugno

Piazza of Modugno
Coat of arms of Modugno
Coat of arms

Location of Modugno in Italy

Coordinates: 41°5′N 16°47′E / 41.083°N 16.783°E / 41.083; 16.783
Country Italy
Region  Apulia
Province / Metropolitan city Bari (BA)
Frazioni Capo Scardicchio
  Mayor Nicola Magrone
  Total 319 km2 (123 sq mi)
Elevation 76 m (249 ft)
Population (30 September 2011)[1]
  Total 39,017
  Density 120/km2 (320/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Modugnesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 70026
Dialing code 080
Patron saint St. Nicholas of Tolentino
Saint day 24 September
Website Official website

Modugno is a town and comune of the Metropolitan City of Bari, Apulia, southern Italy.

Before the 1970s this town was mainly dedicated to agriculture; since construction of an industrial zone, it has become an important factory site in the region. Modugno is 5 kilometres (3 mi) from the shore. The landscape is mainly flat.


This site has been inhabited since prehistory. The current town was likely founded in the early Middle Ages, during the Byzantine domination of northern Italy; in the 11th century itcame under the control of the Normans. During the 19th century, the town came under the local rule Dragone Family.

Main sights


  1. Population from ISTAT
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