Comune di Faggiano

Location of Faggiano in Italy

Coordinates: 40°25′N 17°23′E / 40.417°N 17.383°E / 40.417; 17.383Coordinates: 40°25′N 17°23′E / 40.417°N 17.383°E / 40.417; 17.383
Country Italy
Region  Apulia
Province / Metropolitan city Taranto (TA)
Frazioni San Crispieri
  Mayor Domenico Sgobba (center-left)
  Total 20.91 km2 (8.07 sq mi)
Elevation 56 m (184 ft)
Population (31-12-13 ISTAT)[1]
  Total 3,568
  Density 170/km2 (440/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Faggianotti or Faggianesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 74020
Dialing code 099
Patron saint San Giuseppe
Saint day 19 March

Faggiano is a town and comune in the Taranto province in the Apulia region of southeast Italy. Faggiano is member of the Unione dei Comuni di Montedoro, established in September 2002.

Physical geography

The town is mainly located along a hill. It is from 20 to 147 metres (66 to 482 ft) above sea level. The town is on the southern side of Monte Doro, a not so high hill part of Murgia and partially covered by a pinewood.


  1. Population from ISTAT
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