Squinzano

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Squinzano
Comune di Squinzano
Piazza San Nicola Squinzano.jpg
Coat of arms of Squinzano
Coat of arms
Location of Squinzano
Squinzano is located in Italy
Squinzano
Squinzano
Location of Squinzano in Italy
Squinzano is located in Apulia
Squinzano
Squinzano
Squinzano (Apulia)
Coordinates: 40°26′N 18°3′E / 40.433°N 18.050°E / 40.433; 18.050
CountryItaly
RegionApulia
ProvinceLecce (LE)
FrazioniCasalabate
Government
 • MayorGiovanni Marra
Area
 • Total29.78 km2 (11.50 sq mi)
Elevation
48 m (157 ft)
Population
(2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total14,031
 • Density470/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Squinzanesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
73018
Dialing code0832
Patron saintSt. Nicholas of Bari
WebsiteOfficial website

Squinzano (Salentino: Schinzànu) is a town and comune 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.[4]

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
  4. ^ http://www.italianmade.com/wines/DOC10281.cfm