Time zone CET (UTC+1)
Province Province of Foggia
Local time Monday 10:27 PM
Dialling code 0882
|Province / Metropolitan city Foggia (FG)|
Elevation 565 m (1,854 ft)
Area 259.6 km²
Postal code 71013
|Demonym(s) Sangiovannesi, Sangiuannari (dialect)|
Weather 12°C, Wind SE at 11 km/h, 69% Humidity
San Giovanni Rotondo is the name of a city and comune in the province of Foggia and region of Apulia, in southern Italy.
Map of 71013 San Giovanni Rotondo, Province of Foggia, Italy
San Giovanni Rotondo was the home of Saint Pio of Pietrelcina from 28 July 1916 until his death on 23 September 1968. The Padre Pio Pilgrimage Church was built in devotion to the saint and dedicated on 1 July 2004. The city is renowned for its hospital and medical-research centre Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza (Home for the Relief of the Suffering) founded by Saint Pio of Pietrelcina.
The nearby Sanctuary of Saint Michael the Archangel is also the site of Catholic pilgrimages and was visited by Pope John Paul II in 1987.
San Giovanni Rotondo is twinned with: