San Pietro Vernotico

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San Pietro Vernotico
Comune
Comune di San Pietro Vernotico
Church of San Pietro Vernotico
Church of San Pietro Vernotico
San Pietro Vernotico is located in Italy
San Pietro Vernotico
San Pietro Vernotico
Location of San Pietro Vernotico in Italy
Coordinates: 40°29′N 18°03′E / 40.483°N 18.050°E / 40.483; 18.050Coordinates: 40°29′N 18°03′E / 40.483°N 18.050°E / 40.483; 18.050
Country Italy
Region  Apulia
Province / Metropolitan city Brindisi (BR)
Frazioni Campo di Mare
Area
 • Total 46 km2 (18 sq mi)
Elevation 26 m (85 ft)
Population [1]
 • Total 15,019
 • Density 330/km2 (850/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Sanpietrani
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 72027
Dialing code 0831
Patron saint Peter
Saint day June 29

San Pietro Vernotico is a town and comune in the province of Brindisi and region of Apulia, on the south-east coast of Italy. Its main economic activities are tourism and the growing of olives and grapes. It was the site of a substantial Messapian community c. 500 BC

Main sights[edit]

  • Church of San Pietro Apostolo, housing frescoes with the four Evangelists.
  • Chiesa Matrice ("Mother Church", 15th century)
  • Torre Quadrata ("Square Tower, 14th century")

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