Faggiano

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Faggiano
Comune
Comune di Faggiano
Faggiano is located in Italy
Faggiano
Faggiano
Location of Faggiano in Italy
Coordinates: 40°25′N 17°23′E / 40.417°N 17.383°E / 40.417; 17.383Coordinates: 40°25′N 17°23′E / 40.417°N 17.383°E / 40.417; 17.383
Country Italy
Region Puglia
Province Taranto (TA)
Frazioni San Crispieri
Government
 • Mayor Domenico Sgobba (center-left)
Area
 • Total 20 km2 (8 sq mi)
Elevation 36 m (118 ft)
Population (31-08-09 ISTAT)[1]
 • Total 3,518
 • Density 180/km2 (460/sq mi)
Demonym Faggianotti or Faggianesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 74020
Dialing code 099
Patron saint San Giuseppe
Saint day 19 March
Website

Faggiano is a town and comune in the Taranto province in the Apulia region of southeast Italy. Faggiano is member of the Unione dei Comuni di Montedoro, established in September 2002.

Physical geography[edit]

The town is mainly located along a hill. It is from 20 to 147 meters above sea level. The town is on the southern side of Monte Doro, a not so high hill part of Murgia and partially covered by a pinewood.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Population from ISTAT