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|Comune di Carovigno|
The State Natural Preserve of Torre Guaceto.
|Province / Metropolitan city||Brindisi (BR)|
|Frazioni||Pantanagianni, Serranova, Specchiolla, Torre Santa Sabina|
|• Mayor||Cosimo Mele (Town Party)|
|• Total||105 km2 (41 sq mi)|
|Elevation||172 m (564 ft)|
|Population (31 December 2010)|
|• Density||160/km2 (400/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|Patron saint||Maria S.Sma di Belvedere, Sts. James and Philip|
|Saint day||Monday, Tuesday and Saturday after Easter|
Physical and political geography
Carovigno is on the northern part of Salento
It is 161 metres (528 feet) above sea level, 7 kilometres (4 miles) from the Adriatic and 30 kilometres (19 mi) from Brindisi.
- The Dentice di Frasso Castle which dominates the old town. It was built in the 14th-15th century.
- Castle of Serranova
- Santa Sabina Tower and Guaceto Tower, two coastal watchtowers built in the 16th century
- Home of the renowned Cavaliere della Republica Teodosio Iaia, who is also the author of the book "Vi racconto una storia"
Carovigno is twinned with:
- "AllCorfu.Com: Corfu's Twin Cities". allcorfu.com. Retrieved 25 February 2010.
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