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Ginosa (Italy)
Country Italy
region Apulia
province Tarent  (TA)
Coordinates 40 ° 35 '  N , 16 ° 45'  E Coordinates: 40 ° 35 '0 "  N , 16 ° 45' 0"  E
height 240  m slm
surface 187 km²
Residents 22,226 (Dec. 31, 2019)
Population density 119 inhabitants / km²
Post Code 74013
prefix 099
ISTAT number 073007
Popular name Ginosini
Patron saint Madonna del Rosario and SS. Medici
Website Ginosa
View of the Gravina of Ginosa
View of the Gravina of Ginosa

Ginosa is an Italian commune with 22,226 inhabitants (as of December 31, 2019) in the province of Taranto in Apulia. The place is 54 km west of Taranto . The neighboring municipalities are Bernalda ( MT ), Castellaneta , Laterza , Matera (MT) and Montescaglioso (MT).


A settlement already existed here in ancient times . The founding year of today's place is not known. The parish church of St. Martin was built from 1554 to 1590.

Marina di Ginosa

To Ginosa heard the fraction Marina di Ginosa , which is 20 km away on the coast and for the quality of the sea and the sandy beach by the FEE in the years countless times the blue flag has received: in 1995, 1997 and 1998, then from 1999 until 2001 and continuously from 2004 to 2017. About 100,000 tourists stay here every year.


  • Chiesa Madonna Dattoli in Contrada Dattoli

Regular events

La cavalcata e la processione di Santa Maria Dattoli (The Cavalcade and Procession of Saint Maria Dattoli) on the Saturday before the last Sunday in April.


Web links

Commons : Ginosa  - 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.
  2. ^ Catalog: Wall painting in Matera, Laterza, Ginosa and Gravina up to the first half of the 14th century. In: Retrieved January 29, 2017 (Italian).
  3. Blue Flag (official website), accessed on September 23, 2016 (English)