Province of Brindisi

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Province of Brindisi
Province
Coat of arms of Province of Brindisi
Coat of arms
Map highlighting the location of the province of Brindisi in Italy
Map highlighting the location of the province of Brindisi in Italy
Country  Italy
Region Apulia
Capital(s) Brindisi
Comuni 20
Government
 • President Massimo Ferrarese
Area
 • Total 1,839 km2 (710 sq mi)
Population (2012)
 • Total 402,259
 • Density 220/km2 (570/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 72012-72015, 72017-72018, 72020-72027, 72029
Telephone prefix 080, 0831
Vehicle registration BR
ISTAT 074

The Province of Brindisi (Italian: Provincia di Brindisi) is a province in the Apulia region of Italy. Its capital is the city of Brindisi. Surrounded by vineyards and artichoke fields, Brindisi is a major sailing port for the southern part of Italy.

It has an area of 1,839 square kilometres (710 sq mi) and a total population of about 0.4 million. There are 20 comunes (Italian: comuni) in the province, see Comunes of the Province of Brindisi.

Main communes[edit]

(as of 31 May 2005)

Commune Inhabitants
Brindisi 89,422
Fasano 38,552
Francavilla Fontana 36,349
Ostuni 32,720
Mesagne 28,136
Ceglie Messapica 20,794
San Vito dei Normanni 19,819
Carovigno 15,571
Oria 15,398
Latiano 15,211
San Pietro Vernotico 14,754
Cisternino 12,030
Torre Santa Susanna 10,584
San Pancrazio Salentino 10,467
Erchie 8,889
Villa Castelli 8,731
San Donaci 7,033
San Michele Salentino 6,251
Torchiarolo 5,051

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Coordinates: 40°38′18″N 17°56′45″E / 40.63833°N 17.94583°E / 40.63833; 17.94583