Martignano

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Martignano
Comune di Martignano
Piazza Palmieri at Martignano
Piazza Palmieri at Martignano
Location of Martignano
Martignano is located in Italy
Martignano
Martignano
Location of Martignano in Italy
Martignano is located in Apulia
Martignano
Martignano
Martignano (Apulia)
Coordinates: 40°14′N 18°15′E / 40.233°N 18.250°E / 40.233; 18.250Coordinates: 40°14′N 18°15′E / 40.233°N 18.250°E / 40.233; 18.250
CountryItaly
Region Apulia
ProvinceLecce (LE)
FrazioniCalimera, Caprarica di Lecce, Martano, Sternatia, Zollino
Government
 • MayorLuigi Sergio
Area
 • Total6.49 km2 (2.51 sq mi)
Elevation
99 m (325 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total1,665
 • Density260/km2 (660/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Martignanesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
73020
Dialing code0832
ISTAT code075041
Patron saintSan Pantaleone
Saint day26–27 July
WebsiteOfficial website

Martignano (Griko: Μαρτυνιάνα, translit. Martignàna) is a small town and comune of 1,770 inhabitants in the province of Lecce in Apulia, Italy. It is part of Salento and is one of the nine towns of Grecìa Salentina, an area where an ancient Greek dialect is spoken.

Famous people[edit]

Marquess Giuseppe Palmieri (Martignano, 1721 – Naples, 1793) was one of the most important figures of the Enlightenment in Southern Italy.

Twinnings[edit]

Honorary citizens[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ IstatWikidata Q214195
  3. ^ Population from ISTAT