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Palagiano (Italy)
Country Italy
region Apulia
province Tarent  (TA)
Coordinates 40 ° 35 '  N , 17 ° 3'  E Coordinates: 40 ° 35 '0 "  N , 17 ° 3' 0"  E
height 63  m slm
surface 69.06 km²
Residents 15,954 (Dec 31, 2019)
Population density 231 inhabitants / km²
Post Code 74019
prefix 099
ISTAT number 073021
Popular name Palagianesi
Patron saint Rochus de Montpellier (August 16-20)
Website Palagiano
Location of the municipality in the province of Taranto

Palagiano is an Italian commune ( comune ) in the province of Taranto in Apulia .


The community has 15,954 inhabitants (as of December 31, 2019). It extends from the Gulf of Taranto a few kilometers north into the Murgia . Palagiano is about 18 kilometers northwest of Taranto . The Lato and Lenne rivers flow through the municipality .


At the turn of the first millennium, Palagiano was fortified and besieged several times. The place was in the domain of the Ottonians , later in the Kingdom of Naples .


The A14 autostrada , which runs from Bologna to Taranto, runs through the municipality . Further, the traverse Strada Statale 7 and Strada Statale 106 the municipality.

The station Palagiano-Mottola on the railway line Bari-Taranto the community shares with the neighboring town of Mottola . The district of Chiatona, located directly on the Gulf of Taranto, has another train station on the Taranto – Reggio di Calabria railway line .

Sons and daughters of the church

Web links

Commons : Palagiano  - 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. ^ Railway Atlas Italy and Slovenia / Atlante ferroviario d'Italia e Slovenia . Schweers + Wall 2010. ISBN 978-3-89494-129-1 , p. 81.