Presicce

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Presicce
Comune
Comune di Presicce
Chiesa e colonna Sant'Andrea di Presicce.jpg
Presicce is located in Italy
Presicce
Presicce
Location of Presicce in Italy
Coordinates: 39°54′N 18°16′E / 39.900°N 18.267°E / 39.900; 18.267Coordinates: 39°54′N 18°16′E / 39.900°N 18.267°E / 39.900; 18.267
Country Italy
Region  Apulia
Province Lecce (LE)
Government
 • Mayor Salvatore Riccardo Monsellato
Area
 • Total 24.36 km2 (9.41 sq mi)
Elevation 104 m (341 ft)
Population (30 November 2017)[1]
 • Total 5,289
 • Density 220/km2 (560/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Presiccesi
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code 73054
Dialing code 0833
Patron saint St. andrew the Apostle
Saint day 30 November
Website Official website

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

Main sights[edit]

  • Ducal Palace, built by the Normans, perhaps on a pre-existing Byzantine structure
  • Church of Sant'Andrea Apostolo
  • Church of the Carmine and convent (mid-16th century)
  • Casa Turrita (16th century), an example of noble residence including a defensive tower.

Culture[edit]

Presicce appears in the 2014 British musical film, Walking on Sunshine.[2]

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