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Manduria (Italy)
Country Italy
region Apulia
province Tarent  (TA)
Coordinates 40 ° 24 '  N , 17 ° 38'  E Coordinates: 40 ° 24 '10 "  N , 17 ° 38' 3"  E
height 79  m slm
surface 197 km²
Residents 30,895 (Dec. 31, 2019)
Population density 157 inhabitants / km²
Post Code 74024
prefix 099
ISTAT number 073012
Popular name Manduriani
Patron saint San Gregorio Magno
Website Manduria
Manduria, Piazza Garibaldi
Manduria, Piazza Garibaldi

Manduria is a city in the northern part of Salento .


Manduria has 30,895 inhabitants (as of December 31, 2019). It is located in the Italian province of Taranto in Apulia . The districts are San Pietro in Bevagna, Torre Colimena and Uggiano Montefusco.

The neighboring municipalities are Avetrana , Maruggio , Erchie ( BR ), Francavilla Fontana (BR), Oria (BR), Porto Cesareo ( LE ) and Sava . Taranto is about 30 kilometers northwest of Manduria.


People already settled here in ancient times . Before Manduria fell in 338 BC. King Archidamos III. of Sparta in a battle.

On February 4, 1895, the place received city rights.


The train station of Manduria lies on the railway line Martina Franca-Lecce . At Manduria there is a small airfield ( Aviosuperficie ) for general aviation .

Worth seeing

Worth seeing in Manduria are the ancient finds and the churches, especially the Chiesa Madre, a church from the 16th century.

Worth knowing

The city gives its name to the red wine appellation Primitivo di Manduria .

sons and daughters of the town

Web links

Commons : Manduria  - 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.