Latiano

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Latiano
Comune di Latiano
Latiano palazzo Imperiali.jpg
Coat of arms of Latiano
Coat of arms
Location of Latiano
Latiano is located in Italy
Latiano
Latiano
Location of Latiano in Italy
Latiano is located in Apulia
Latiano
Latiano
Latiano (Apulia)
Coordinates: 40°32′N 17°43′E / 40.533°N 17.717°E / 40.533; 17.717
CountryItaly
RegionApulia
ProvinceBrindisi (BR)
Government
 • MayorCosimo Maiorano
Area
 • Total55.38 km2 (21.38 sq mi)
Elevation
97 m (318 ft)
Population
(2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total14,403
 • Density260/km2 (670/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Latianesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
72022
Dialing code0831
Patron saintSt. Margaret the Virgin
Saint day20 July
WebsiteOfficial website

Latiano (Brindisino: Latianu; Leccese: Latianea) is a comune in the province of Brindisi in Apulia, on the southeast coast of Italy. Its main economic activities are tourism and the growing of olives and grapes.

Bartolo Longo was a native of Latiano.

Main sights[edit]

  • Castle, or Palazzo Imperiali, built in the 12th century, but rebuilt several times until the current 18th century appearance
  • Mother Church or Santa Maria della Neve, restored in Baroque style in 1778.
  • Solise Tower
  • Museo del Sottosuolo (Museum of the Underground), founded in 1973

Twin towns[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  3. ^ Population from ISTAT