Erchie

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
For the hamlet of Maiori, in Campania, see Erchie (Maiori).
Erchie
Comune
Comune di Erchie
Ducal Palace at Erchie, with columns of Saints Irene and Lucia
Ducal Palace at Erchie, with columns of Saints Irene and Lucia
Erchie is located in Italy
Erchie
Erchie
Location of Erchie in Italy
Coordinates: 40°26′N 17°44′E / 40.433°N 17.733°E / 40.433; 17.733Coordinates: 40°26′N 17°44′E / 40.433°N 17.733°E / 40.433; 17.733
Country Italy
Region Apulia
Province / Metropolitan city Brindisi (BR)
Area
 • Total 44 km2 (17 sq mi)
Elevation 68 m (223 ft)
Population (2007)[1]
 • Total 8,989
 • Density 200/km2 (530/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Erchiolani
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 72020
Dialing code 0831
Patron saint Santa Lucia and Sant'Irene
Saint day 5 June and 13 December
Website Official website

Erchie is a comune in the province of Brindisi in Apulia, on the south-east Italy coast. Its main economic activities are tourism and the growing of olives and grapes.

Notable People[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Population from ISTAT

External links[edit]