Melendugno

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Melendugno
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Location of
Melendugno is located in Italy
Melendugno
Location of in Italy
Melendugno is located in Apulia
Melendugno
Melendugno (Apulia)
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
CountryItaly
Region Apulia
ProvinceLecce (LE)
FrazioniBorgagne, Roca Vecchia, San Foca, Torre dell'Orso, Torre Sant'Andrea, Torre Saracena Torre Specchia
Government
 • MayorMarco Potì
Area
 • Total92.31 km2 (35.64 sq mi)
Elevation
36 m (118 ft)
Population
(31 December 2017)[1]
 • Total9,999
 • Density110/km2 (280/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Melendugnesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
73026
Dialing code0832
Patron saintSt. Nicetas the Goth
Saint daySecond Sunday in September
WebsiteOfficial website
D'Amely baronial 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