Corsano

Corsano
—  Comune  —
Comune di Corsano
Corsano is located in Italy
Corsano
Location of Corsano in Italy
Coordinates: 39°53′N 18°22′E / 39.883°N 18.367°E / 39.883; 18.367Coordinates: 39°53′N 18°22′E / 39.883°N 18.367°E / 39.883; 18.367
Country Italy
Region Puglia
Province Lecce (LE)
Area
 - Total 9 km2 (3.5 sq mi)
Elevation 121 m (397 ft)
Population (31 December 2004)
 - Total 5,770
 - Density 641.1/km2 (1,660.5/sq mi)
Demonym Corsanesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 - Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 73033
Dialing code 0833
Patron saint St. Blaise

Corsano is a town and comune in the province of Lecce in the Apulia region of south-east Italy.

Geography

It is located on the last slopes of the Salentine Murge, facing the Adriatic Sea coast. The distance from Lecce is 60 km.

History

Corsano was most likely founded in the 8th century, during the Byzantine domination of southern Italy, by Basilian monks. Later it was part of the Principality of Taranto, a semi-independent entity of the Kingdom of Naples, and later was held by numoerous feudal families.

the most striking sight is the Baronal Castle (17th century).



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