Spongano

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Spongano
Comune di Spongano
Clock Tower
Clock Tower
Coat of arms
Coat of arms
Location of Spongano
Spongano is located in Italy
Spongano
Spongano
Location of Spongano in Italy
Spongano is located in Apulia
Spongano
Spongano
Spongano (Apulia)
Coordinates: 40°1′N 18°22′E / 40.017°N 18.367°E / 40.017; 18.367
CountryItaly
RegionApulia
ProvinceLecce (LE)
Government
 • MayorLuigi Rizzello
Area
 • Total12.42 km2 (4.80 sq mi)
Elevation
96 m (315 ft)
Population
(2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total3,673
 • Density300/km2 (770/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Sponganesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
73038
Dialing code0836
Patron saintSt. Victoria
Saint day23 December
WebsiteOfficial website

Spongano (Salentino: Spugnànu) is a town and comune in the province of Lecce, in the Apulia region of south-east Italy.

Main sights[edit]

  • Church of San Giorgio (1771)
  • Chapel of Immacolata (1636)
  • Chapel of Madonna del Rosario (1628)
  • Palazzo Bacile di Castiglione (16th century), which includes the former mediaval rocca (Castle)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  3. ^ Population from ISTAT