San Pietro Vernotico

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San Pietro Vernotico
Comune
Comune di San Pietro Vernotico
Church
Church
San Pietro Vernotico is located in Italy
San Pietro Vernotico
San Pietro Vernotico
Location of San Pietro Vernotico in Italy
Coordinates: 40°29′N 18°03′E / 40.483°N 18.050°E / 40.483; 18.050Coordinates: 40°29′N 18°03′E / 40.483°N 18.050°E / 40.483; 18.050
Country Italy
Region Puglia
Province Brindisi (BR)
Frazioni Campo di Mare
Area
 • Total 46 km2 (18 sq mi)
Elevation 26 m (85 ft)
Population [1]
 • Total 15,019
 • Density 330/km2 (850/sq mi)
Demonym Sanpietrani
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 72027
Dialing code 0831
Patron saint St. Peter
Saint day June 29

San Pietro Vernotico is a town and comune in the province of Brindisi in Puglia, on the south-east Italy coast. Its main economic activities are tourism and the growing of olives and grapes. Site of a substantial Messapian community circa 500 B.C.

Main sights[edit]

  • Church of San Pietro Apostolo, housing frescoes with the four Evangelists.
  • Chiesa Matrice ("Mother Church", 15th century)
  • Torre Quadrata ("Square Tower, 14th century")

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