Deliceto

Deliceto

Deliceto is a small town (population 4,117 in 2001 in the province of Foggia in the Apulia region of southeast Italy. A medieval castle, built by the Normans as early as 1150 is located in Deliceto. Saint Alphonse (Alphonsus Liguori) spent several years of his religious life during the 18th century in Deliceto. While there, he wrote a popular Christmas carol Tu scendi dalle stelle (You came down from the stars).

Delicetese is the dialect spoken by the older generation of Deliceto.

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