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Crispiano (Italy)
Country Italy
region Apulia
province Tarent  (TA)
Coordinates 40 ° 36 '  N , 17 ° 14'  E Coordinates: 40 ° 36 '0 "  N , 17 ° 14' 0"  E
height 232  m slm
surface 111 km²
Residents 13,403 (Dec 31, 2019)
Population density 121 inhabitants / km²
Post Code 74012
prefix 099
ISTAT number 073004
Popular name Crispianesi
Patron saint Maria Schnee (August 5th)
Website Crispiano

Crispiano (in the local dialect Crispién ) is a southern Italian community ( comune ) in Apulia .


The community has 13,403 inhabitants (as of December 31, 2019). It is located in the province of Taranto . The community is located about 14 kilometers north of Taranto in the midst of several elevations (up to almost 400 m above sea level). Crispiano is part of the Murgia , but only on the edge of the Salento .


The original settlement may go back to the Spartan colony of Taranto. Until the 18th century the place was of little importance.

Economy and Transport

The area is used for growing olives. The place is therefore also called città delle 100 masserie (city of 100 country houses).

The Crispiano train station is on the Bari – Martina Franca – Taranto line .

Parish partnership

Crispiano has a partnership with Nea Chalkidona , part of the Filadelfia-Chalkidona municipality in the Athens-Center regional district .

Sons and daughters

Web links

Commons : Crispiano  - collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. Statistiche demografiche ISTAT. Monthly population statistics of the Istituto Nazionale di Statistica , as of December 31 of 2019.