Melendugno

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Melendugno
Comune
Comune di Melendugno
Chiesa Maria Assunta.jpg
Melendugno is located in Italy
Melendugno
Melendugno
Location of Melendugno in Italy
Coordinates: 40°16′N 18°20′E / 40.267°N 18.333°E / 40.267; 18.333Coordinates: 40°16′N 18°20′E / 40.267°N 18.333°E / 40.267; 18.333
Country Italy
Region Puglia
Province Lecce (LE)
Frazioni

Borgagne, Roca Vecchia, San Foca, Torre dell'Orso, Torre Sant'Andrea, Torre Saracena

Torre Specchia
Government
 • Mayor Marco Potì
Area
 • Total 91 km2 (35 sq mi)
Elevation 36 m (118 ft)
Population (31 December 2008)[1]
 • Total 9,780
 • Density 110/km2 (280/sq mi)
Demonym Melendugnesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 73026
Dialing code 0832
Patron saint San Niceta
Saint day Second Sunday in September
Website Official website

Melendugno is a town and comune in the Italian province of Lecce in the Apulia region of south-east Italy.

It is known for its marine, bathing localities of the Adriatic Sea: Roca Vecchia, San Foca, Torre dell'Orso and Torre Sant'Andrea, which were awarded the European Blue Flag prize for their limpid sea. Melendugno also includes the frazione of Borgagne.

D'Amely baronal Palace 

References[edit]

  1. ^ Population from ISTAT