Faggiano

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Faggiano
Comune
Comune di Faggiano
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Faggiano is located in Italy
Faggiano
Faggiano
Location of Faggiano in Italy
Coordinates: 40°25′N 17°23′E / 40.417°N 17.383°E / 40.417; 17.383Coordinates: 40°25′N 17°23′E / 40.417°N 17.383°E / 40.417; 17.383
Country Italy
Region Apulia
Province Taranto (TA)
Frazioni San Crispieri
Government
 • Mayor Antonio Cardea
Area
 • Total 21.06 km2 (8.13 sq mi)
Elevation 56 m (184 ft)
Population (28 February 2017)[1]
 • Total 3,539
 • Density 170/km2 (440/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Faggianotti or Faggianesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 74020
Dialing code 099
Patron saint St. Joseph
Saint day 19 March
Website Official website

Faggiano is a town and comune in the province of Taranto in the Apulia region of southeast Italy. Faggiano is member of the Unione dei Comuni di Montedoro, established in September 2002.

Physical geography[edit]

The town is mainly located along a hill. It is from 20 to 147 metres (66 to 482 ft) above sea level. The town is on the southern side of Monte Doro, a not so high hill part of Murgia and partially covered by a pinewood.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Population from ISTAT