Melpignano

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Melpignano
Comune
Comune di Melpignano
Melpignano is located in Italy
Melpignano
Melpignano
Location of Melpignano in Italy
Coordinates: 40°9′N 18°18′E / 40.150°N 18.300°E / 40.150; 18.300Coordinates: 40°9′N 18°18′E / 40.150°N 18.300°E / 40.150; 18.300
Country Italy
Region  Apulia
Province Lecce (LE)
Government
 • Mayor Ivan Stomeo
Area
 • Total 10 km2 (4 sq mi)
Elevation 89 m (292 ft)
Population (November 2008)[1]
 • Total 2,221
 • Density 220/km2 (580/sq mi)
Demonym Melpignanesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 73020
Dialing code 0836
Patron saint San Giorgio
Saint day 23 April
Website Official website

Melpignano is a small town and comune in the province of Lecce in Apulia, Italy. It is one of the nine towns of Grecìa Salentina. Melpignano has a population of 2,209 inhabitants (called Melpignanesi) and an area of 10.93 square kilometres (4.22 sq mi), thus showing a population density of 202,1 inhabitants per square kilometer. The comune rises 89 metres (292 ft) above sea level.

There are 84 industrial firms employing 474 people who are the 60,69% of the total of the workers. There are 50 service firms employing 165 people who are the 21,13% of the total of the workers. There are also 39 firms employing 89 people who are the 11,40% of the total of the workers. There are also 23 administrative offices employing 53 workers who are the 6,79% of the total of the workers.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Population from ISTAT