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Santa Cesarea Terme (Salentino: Santa Cisaria) is a town and comune in the province of Lecce, Apulia, southern Italy.

Santa Cesarea Terme
Comune di Santa Cesarea Terme
View from the bay of Santa Cesarea Terme
View from the bay of Santa Cesarea Terme
Location of Santa Cesarea Terme
Santa Cesarea Terme is located in Italy
Santa Cesarea Terme
Santa Cesarea Terme
Location of Santa Cesarea Terme in Italy
Santa Cesarea Terme is located in Apulia
Santa Cesarea Terme
Santa Cesarea Terme
Santa Cesarea Terme (Apulia)
Coordinates: 40°2′N 18°28′E / 40.033°N 18.467°E / 40.033; 18.467Coordinates: 40°2′N 18°28′E / 40.033°N 18.467°E / 40.033; 18.467
CountryItaly
RegionApulia
ProvinceLecce (LE)
FrazioniCerfignano, Porto Miggiano, Vitigliano
Government
 • MayorPasquale Bleve
Area
 • Total26.82 km2 (10.36 sq mi)
Elevation
56 m (184 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total3,017
 • Density110/km2 (290/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Cesarini
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
73020
Dialing code0836
Patron saintSanta Cesarea
Saint day12 September
WebsiteOfficial website

Situated on the coast at the entrance of the Strait of Otranto, on a part of the coast which comes down to the sea, the town of Santa Cesarea is one of the largest centers for thermal baths in the Salento. The use of the waters, coming from four caves, dates back to the 16th century. The economy of the whole town is based on the baths, which offer various facilities.

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.
  3. ^ Population from ISTAT

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