Not be confused with Tiggiano.
Comune di Triggiano

Location of Triggiano in Italy

Coordinates: 41°4′N 16°55′E / 41.067°N 16.917°E / 41.067; 16.917Coordinates: 41°4′N 16°55′E / 41.067°N 16.917°E / 41.067; 16.917
Country Italy
Region  Apulia
Province / Metropolitan city Bari (BA)
  Total 19 km2 (7 sq mi)
Elevation 60 m (200 ft)
Population (30 June 2008)[1]
  Total 27,404
  Density 1,400/km2 (3,700/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Triggianesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 70019
Dialing code 080
Patron saint Maria SS. della Croce
Saint day Third Sunday in September
Website Official website

Triggiano is a small town (comune) in the southern part of the province of Bari and region of Apulia, southern Italy. It lies a few miles inland from the port of Bari on the Adriatic Sea.


The town originated in the 14th century around a "university". The "Rione Ponte" or Bridge quarter, so named for the moving bridge that allowed access to the town, retains medieval structures. Among the landmarks in the town are:

In 2006, the population of Triggiano was around 30,000 persons. Triggiano is well connected to the Bari downtown via "Sud-Est" railways and buses. Triggiano has important communities of emigrants in the United States and Venezuela. The city is a sister city of Addison, Illinois, in the United States.

During the "Madonna dell Croce" city remembrance, immigrates from US and from Venezuela use to come back to visit, or to show their children, their origin. Exiles would donate money in honor of the "Madonna della Croce". This commemoration take place on the 3rd week end of September.


  1. Population from ISTAT

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