Specchia

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Specchia
Comune
Comune di Specchia
Palazzo Risolo
Palazzo Risolo
Coat of arms of Specchia
Coat of arms
Specchia is located in Italy
Specchia
Specchia
Location of Specchia in Italy
Coordinates: 39°56′30″N 18°18′30″E / 39.94167°N 18.30833°E / 39.94167; 18.30833
Country Italy
Region Puglia
Province Lecce (LE)
Government
 • Mayor Antonio Biasco
Elevation 131 m (430 ft)
Population (31 December 2010)[1]
 • Total 4,912
Demonym Specchiesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 73040
Dialing code 0833
Patron saint St. Nicholas of Bari
Saint day Second Sunday in May
Website Official website

Specchia is a town and comune in the province of Lecce. in the Apulia region of southeast Italy.

Main sights[edit]

  • Mother Church (15th century)
  • Church of the Francescani Neri (early 16th century)
  • Baroque church of Assunta
  • Church of San Nicola di Mira, founded in the 11th century but largely rebuilt in the 16th century, when it was converted to the Latin rite from the Byzantine one
  • Church of Santa Eufemia (9th-10th century)
  • Dominican church and convent
  • Palazzo Risolo (16th century), occupying the former site of the medieval castle
  • Palazzo Ripa (17th century)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Population from Istat

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