Leporano

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Leporano
Lupranu
Comune
Comune di Leporano
Leporano 14.JPG
Leporano is located in Italy
Leporano
Leporano
Location of Leporano in Italy
Coordinates: 40°23′N 17°20′E / 40.383°N 17.333°E / 40.383; 17.333Coordinates: 40°23′N 17°20′E / 40.383°N 17.333°E / 40.383; 17.333
Country Italy
Region Apulia
Province / Metropolitan city Taranto (TA)
Frazioni Marina di Leporano
Government
 • Mayor Angelo D'Abramo
Area
 • Total 15 km2 (6 sq mi)
Elevation 47 m (154 ft)
Population (1 January 2016)[1]
 • Total 8,068
 • Density 540/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Leporanesi (Lupranisi in local dialect)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 74020
Dialing code 099
Patron saint St. Emygdius
Saint day 5 August
Website Official website

Leporano is a town and comune in the province of Taranto, in the Apulia region of southeast Italy. The municipality of Leporano is a little maritime town at the Ionian Sea.

The noble family of the princes of Leporano is named after the town.

Main sights[edit]

Sights inculde the fortress Castello Muscettola, the Saturo watch tower and the port of Pirrone.

People[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Population from ISTAT

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