Lizzanello

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Lizzanello
Comune
Comune di Lizzanello
Town Hall
Town Hall
Lizzanello within the Province of Lecce
Lizzanello within the Province of Lecce
Lizzanello is located in Italy
Lizzanello
Lizzanello
Location of Lizzanello in Italy
Coordinates: 40°18′18.2″N 18°13′16.6″E / 40.305056°N 18.221278°E / 40.305056; 18.221278Coordinates: 40°18′18.2″N 18°13′16.6″E / 40.305056°N 18.221278°E / 40.305056; 18.221278
Country Italy
Region  Apulia
Province / Metropolitan city Lecce (LE)
Frazioni Merine
Area
 • Total 25.01 km2 (9.66 sq mi)
Elevation 45 m (148 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 11,549
 • Density 460/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Lizzanellesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 73023
Dialing code 0832
Patron saint San Lorenzo
Saint day 10 August
Website Official website

Lizzanello is a town and comune in the Italian province of Lecce in the Apulia region of south-east Italy. As of 2011 its population was of 11,549.[1]

History[edit]

Geography[edit]

Lizzanello is located in the southeastern suburb of Lecce (6 km far), next to Cavallino, and is part of Salento. The municipality borders with Caprarica di Lecce, Castri di Lecce, Cavallino, Lecce and Vernole. It counts the hamlet (frazione) of Merine.[2]

Demographics[edit]

Gallery[edit]

Tower of the baronial palace 
Fountain in the urban park 

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b (Italian) Source: Istat 2011
  2. ^ 40413 (x a j h) Merine on OpenStreetMap

External links[edit]

Media related to Lizzanello at Wikimedia Commons