Squinzano

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Squinzano
Comune
Comune di Squinzano
Coat of arms of Squinzano
Coat of arms
Squinzano is located in Italy
Squinzano
Squinzano
Location of Squinzano in Italy
Coordinates: 40°26′N 18°3′E / 40.433°N 18.050°E / 40.433; 18.050
Country Italy
Region  Apulia
Province / Metropolitan city Lecce (LE)
Frazioni Casalabate
Government
 • Mayor Mino Miccoli
Area
 • Total 29 km2 (11 sq mi)
Elevation 48 m (157 ft)
Population (1 January 2015)[1]
 • Total 14,308
 • Density 490/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Squinzanesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 73018
Dialing code 0832
Patron saint San Nicola di Bari
Website Official website

Squinzano is a town and comune of 14,308 inhabitans (2015) in the province of Lecce in the Apulia region of south-east Italy. It is the twelfth most populous city in the province of Lecce.

Squinzano is also a specific area within the Apulian wine region. Squinzano DOC is produced in red and rosé versions, and is obtained principally from the Negro Amaro grape, with a small addition of Malvasia Nera di Brindisi and Malvasia Nera di Lecce.[2]

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