|Comune di Galatina|
|Frazioni||Noha, Collemeto, Santa Barbara|
|• Mayor||Cosimo Montagna|
|• Total||81 km2 (31 sq mi)|
|Elevation||78 m (256 ft)|
|• Density||340/km2 (880/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|Patron saint||St. Peter and St. Paul|
|Saint day||29 and 30 June|
- The late Romanesque church of Santa Caterina d'Alessandria, built in 1390 by Raimondello del Balzo Orsini, count of Soleto, with a fine portal and rose window. The interior contains frescoes by Francesco d'Arezzo (1435). The apse contains the fine mausoleum of the son of the founder, a canopy supported by four columns, with his statue beneath it.
- The Baroque church of St. Peter (also known as Mother Church), rebuilt from 1633 on a previous Greek-rite edifice.
- The Pupa, a fountain in local limestone
In the neighbourhood is the small church of St. Paul. It houses a pump which, according to tradition, was able to heal people bitten by poisonous tarantulas (those bitten are called tarantati or pizzicati in the local dialect).
Galatina has a station on the Ferrovie Sud-Est line to Lecce. Road connections include the SS16 Adriatica state highway (from Maglie to Lecce), the SS101 state road, also to Lecce, and the SS 613 Brindisi-Lecce highway.
Near Galatina there is the static inverter plant of HVDC Italy-Greece.
- Luigi Rossetti, ‘Cenni storici di Galatina’, Sito ufficiale della Città di Galatina.
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