Porto Cesareo

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Porto Cesareo
Comune di Porto Cesareo
Porto Cesareo is located in Italy
Porto Cesareo
Porto Cesareo
Location of Porto Cesareo in Italy
Coordinates: 40°16′N 17°54′E / 40.267°N 17.900°E / 40.267; 17.900Coordinates: 40°16′N 17°54′E / 40.267°N 17.900°E / 40.267; 17.900
Country Italy
Region Template:Country data Aquila
Province / Metropolitan city Lecce (LE)
Frazioni Torre Lapillo
 • Total 34 km2 (13 sq mi)
Elevation 1 m (3 ft)
Population (November 2008)[1]
 • Total 5,502
 • Density 160/km2 (420/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Cesarini
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 73010
Dialing code 0833
Patron saint Beata Vergine Maria
Saint day 23 August
Website Official website

Porto Cesareo is a town and comune in the Italian province of Lecce in the Apulia region of south-east Italy.

In 1971, Prof. P. Parenzan (from the Museum of Marine Biology) found Iris revoluta (a rare species of Iris) on the islet of Mojuso near Porto Cesareo in the gulf of Taranto, Southern Italy.[2]

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  1. ^ Population from ISTAT
  2. ^ Franco, Alain (2 December 2013). "(SPEC) Iris revoluta Colas.". wiki.irises.org (American Iris Society). Retrieved 2 January 2016.