Melendugno

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Melendugno
Chiesa Maria Assunta.jpg
Melendugno is located in Italy
Melendugno
Location of in Italy
Coordinates: 40°16′N 18°20′E / 40.267°N 18.333°E / 40.267; 18.333Coordinates: 40°16′N 18°20′E / 40.267°N 18.333°E / 40.267; 18.333
Country Italy
Region  Apulia
Province Lecce (LE)
Frazioni

Borgagne, Roca Vecchia, San Foca, Torre dell'Orso, Torre Sant'Andrea, Torre Saracena

Torre Specchia
Government
 • Mayor Marco Potì
Area
 • Total 92.31 km2 (35.64 sq mi)
Elevation 36 m (118 ft)
Population (31 December 2017)[1]
 • Total 9,999
 • Density 110/km2 (280/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Melendugnesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 73026
Dialing code 0832
Patron saint St. Nicetas the Goth
Saint day Second Sunday in September
Website Official website
D'Amely baronal Palace.

Melendugno (Salentino: Melendugnu or Malandugnu) is a town and comune in the province of Lecce in the Apulia region of south-east Italy.

It is known for its marine, which are bathing beaches on the Adriatic Sea: Roca Vecchia, San Foca, Torre dell'Orso and Torre Sant'Andrea, which were awarded the Blue Flag beach prize for the water quality. Melendugno also includes the frazione of Borgagne.

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  1. ^ Demo Istat Retrieved 20 August 2016