|Comune di Villa Castelli|
|Frazioni||Monte Scotano, Pezza Petrosa, Antoglia, Lamie della Battaglia, Monte Fellone, Pezza delle Monache Centrale|
|• Mayor||Vitantonio Caliandro|
|• Total||35.15 km2 (13.57 sq mi)|
|Elevation||300 m (1,000 ft)|
|Highest elevation||336 m (1,102 ft)|
|Lowest elevation||149 m (489 ft)|
(30 May 2017)
|• Density||300/km2 (780/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
|Saint day||3 October|
Villa Castelli is a comune in the province of Brindisi in Apulia, on the south-east Italy coast. It is a comune in Itria Valley, the borderline with north Salento. Its main economic activities are tourism and the growing of olives and grapes.
The main attractions are the Castle (or Ducal Palace) and the church of Immacolata. The castle was built by the Orsini del Balzo in the Middle Ages but was already in ruins in the 15th century. In the 17th century the Emperor bought it and turned it into a fortress, and later it was further expanded by the Ungaro. The church was built in the 10th century in an eclectic style, with both Gothic and Romanesque features.
The countryside around is home to numerous prehistoric trulli.
- Kalyvia Thorikou, Greece
- Population from ISTAT
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