Laterza

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Laterza
Comune
Comune di Laterza
Laterza Apulia.jpg
Laterza is located in Italy
Laterza
Laterza
Location of Laterza in Italy
Coordinates: 40°38′N 16°48′E / 40.633°N 16.800°E / 40.633; 16.800Coordinates: 40°38′N 16°48′E / 40.633°N 16.800°E / 40.633; 16.800
Country Italy
Region Apulia
Province / Metropolitan city Taranto (TA)
Government
 • Mayor Gianfranco Lopane
Area
 • Total 159 km2 (61 sq mi)
Elevation 340 m (1,120 ft)
Population (31 December 2015)
 • Total 15,290
 • Density 96/km2 (250/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Laertini
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 74014
Dialing code 099
Patron saint Maria SS. Mater Domini
Saint day May 20
Website Official website

Laterza is a town and comune in the province of Taranto, part of the Apulia region of southeast Italy.

The Gravina di Laterza, a deep gorge, starts at the southeast edge of the town.

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