Uggiano la Chiesa

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Uggiano la Chiesa (Salentino: Uššànu) is a town and comune in the province of Lecce in the Apulia region of south-east Italy.

Uggiano la Chiesa
Comune di Uggiano la Chiesa
Mother Church of Uggiano
Mother Church of Uggiano
Coat of arms of Uggiano la Chiesa
Location of Uggiano la Chiesa
Uggiano la Chiesa is located in Italy
Uggiano la Chiesa
Uggiano la Chiesa
Location of Uggiano la Chiesa in Italy
Uggiano la Chiesa is located in Apulia
Uggiano la Chiesa
Uggiano la Chiesa
Uggiano la Chiesa (Apulia)
Coordinates: 40°06′N 18°27′E / 40.100°N 18.450°E / 40.100; 18.450
CountryItaly
RegionApulia
ProvinceLecce (LE)
FrazioniCasamassella
Government
 • MayorGiuseppe Salvatore Piconese
Area
 • Total14 km2 (5 sq mi)
Elevation
77 m (253 ft)
Population
 (30 September 2017)[2]
 • Total4,488
 • Density320/km2 (830/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Uggianesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
73020
Dialing code0836
Patron saintSt. Mary Magdelene
Saint dayJuly 22
WebsiteOfficial website

Main sightsEdit

  • Mother Church, finished in 1775.
  • Tower of the Angel
  • Crypt of St. Helena, a Byzantine church with remains of the original frescoes.
  • Crypt of Archangel Michael, dating to the 13th-14th centuries.

About 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) outside the town is the menhir of San Giovanni Malcantone, standing at more than 4 metres (13 ft).

Twin townsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  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.