Location map of Altamura
Location of Altamura

Named for high medieval walls (alta mura) that surround city; Frederick II pursuaded Jews & Saracens here with grants of favors in exchange for aid in struggle against barons 13th cen.; economy based of wool, almonds & wine.— Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names (TGN)

Names
Altamura
Location
Bari Province  province
Puglia  region
Italy  country
Europe  continent
Categories
Coordinates
40.830257° N, 16.554523° E

Altamura Historic Sites & Landmarks

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