Comune di Toritto

Location of Toritto in Italy

Coordinates: 41°00′N 16°41′E / 41.000°N 16.683°E / 41.000; 16.683Coordinates: 41°00′N 16°41′E / 41.000°N 16.683°E / 41.000; 16.683
Country Italy
Region  Apulia
Province / Metropolitan city Bari
Frazioni Quasano, Altaserra
  Total 74 km2 (29 sq mi)
Elevation 233 m (764 ft)
Population (December 31, 2004)
  Total 8,815
  Density 120/km2 (310/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Torittesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 70020
Dialing code 080
Patron saint St. Roch, Madonna delle Grazie
Saint day August 16
Website Official website

Toritto is a town and comune in the province of Bari and region of Apulia, southern Italy.

It lies in an agricultural area, growing mainly almond and olive trees, about fifteen miles from the Adriatic Sea.


The origins of the city are uncertain, but they probably date to around 800 AD, although the first document testifying to the existence of Toritto is from 1069. A parish existed in 1171.

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