Latiano

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Latiano
Comune
Comune di Latiano
Coat of arms of Latiano
Coat of arms
Latiano is located in Italy
Latiano
Latiano
Location of Latiano in Italy
Coordinates: 40°32′N 17°43′E / 40.533°N 17.717°E / 40.533; 17.717
Country Italy
Region Apulia
Province Brindisi (BR)
Government
 • Mayor Antonio De Giorgi
Area
 • Total 54 km2 (21 sq mi)
Elevation 97 m (318 ft)
Population (31 December 2004)[1]
 • Total 15,320
 • Density 280/km2 (730/sq mi)
Demonym Latianesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 72022
Dialing code 0831
Patron saint St. Margaret the Virgin
Saint day 20 July
Website Official website

Latiano is a comune in the province of Brindisi in Puglia, on the southeast coast of Italy. Its main economic activities are tourism and the growing of olives and grapes.

Bartolo Longo was a native of Latiano

Main sights[edit]

  • Castle, or Palazzo Imperiali, built in the 12th century, but rebuilt several times until the current 18th century appearance
  • Mother Church or Santa Maria della Neve, restored in Baroque style in 1778.
  • Solise Tower
  • Museo del Sottosuolo (Museum of the Underground), founded in 1973

Twin towns[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Population from ISTAT