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Pulsano (Italy)
Country Italy
region Apulia
province Tarent  (TA)
Coordinates 40 ° 23 '  N , 17 ° 21'  E Coordinates: 40 ° 23 '3 "  N , 17 ° 21' 17"  E
height 37  m slm
surface 18.77 km²
Residents 11,382 (Dec 31, 2019)
Population density 606 inhabitants / km²
Post Code 74026
prefix 099
ISTAT number 073022
Popular name Pulsanesi
Patron saint Tryphon
Website Pulsano

Pulsano (also Puzànu or Pusànu in the Salentine dialect ) is a southern Italian municipality in the province of Taranto in Apulia and is located about 14 kilometers southeast of the city center of Taranto .
Pulsano is one of the communities that have joined together to form the Unione di comuni "Terre del Mare e del Sole" .
The district ( fraction ) Marina di Pulsano is located directly on the Gulf of Taranto on the Ionian Sea , about 4 kilometers south of the city center of Pulsano.

View of the sea at Marina di Pulsano

At Marina di Pulsano, above the beach of Lido Silvana, is Torre Castelluccia , a name that denotes both a 16th century tower that was part of a defensive network of 14 coastal towers in this region, and one prehistoric settlement discovered and partially researched near the tower . This existed from the middle Italian Bronze Age to the early Iron Age (approximately from the 15th / 14th century BC to the early 1st millennium BC).

Sons and daughters

Web links

Commons : Pulsano  - 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.