Leporano

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Leporano

Lupranu
Comune di Leporano
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Location of Leporano
Leporano is located in Italy
Leporano
Leporano
Location of Leporano in Italy
Leporano is located in Apulia
Leporano
Leporano
Leporano (Apulia)
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
CountryItaly
RegionApulia
ProvinceTaranto (TA)
FrazioniMarina di Leporano
Government
 • MayorAngelo D'Abramo
Area
 • Total15.33 km2 (5.92 sq mi)
Elevation
47 m (154 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total8,085
 • Density530/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Leporanesi (Lupranisi in local dialect)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
74020
Dialing code099
Patron saintSt. Emygdius
Saint day5 August
WebsiteOfficial website

Leporano (Salentino: Luprànë) 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 include the fortress Castello Muscettola, the Saturo watch tower and the port of Pirrone.

People[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

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