San Pietro Vernotico

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San Pietro Vernotico
Comune di San Pietro Vernotico
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
 • 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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