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Not to be confused with Spezia.
Comune di Specchia
Palazzo Risolo
Palazzo Risolo
Coat of arms of Specchia
Coat of arms
Specchia is located in Italy
Location of Specchia in Italy
Coordinates: 39°56′30″N 18°18′30″E / 39.94167°N 18.30833°E / 39.94167; 18.30833
Country Italy
Region  Apulia
Province / Metropolitan city Lecce (LE)
 • Mayor Antonio Biasco
Elevation 131 m (430 ft)
Population (31 December 2010)[1]
 • Total 4,912
Demonym(s) Specchiesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 73040
Dialing code 0833
Patron saint St. Nicholas of Bari
Saint day Second Sunday in May
Website Official website

Specchia is a town and comune in the province of Lecce. in the Apulia region of southeast Italy.

Main sights[edit]

  • Mother Church (15th century)
  • Church of the Francescani Neri (early 16th century)
  • Baroque church of Assunta
  • Church of San Nicola di Mira, founded in the 11th century but largely rebuilt in the 16th century, when it was converted to the Latin rite from the Byzantine one
  • Church of Santa Eufemia (9th-10th century)
  • Dominican church and convent
  • Palazzo Risolo (16th century), occupying the former site of the medieval castle
  • Palazzo Ripa (17th century)

International Relations[edit]

Specchia is twinned with:


  1. ^ Population from Istat

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