Taranto

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Taranto
Comune
Comune di Taranto
The Aragon Castle
The Aragon Castle
Coat o airms o Taranto
Coat o airms
Taranto is located in Italy
Taranto
Taranto
Location of Taranto in Italy
Coordinates: 40°28′N 17°14′E / 40.467°N 17.233°E / 40.467; 17.233Coordinates: 40°28′N 17°14′E / 40.467°N 17.233°E / 40.467; 17.233
Country Italy
Region  Apulia
Province / Metropolitan ceety Taranto (TA)
Frazioni Talsano, Lido Azzurro, Lama, San Vito, San Donato
Aurie
 • Tot 209.64 km2 (80.94 sq mi)
Elevation 15 m (49 ft)
Population (Aprile 2012)
 • Tot 200,154
 • Density 950/km2 (2,500/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Tarantini or Tarentini
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 74121-74122-74123
Dialin code (+39)099
Patron saint Saunt Catald o Taranto
Saint day Mey 10
Wabsteid Offeecial wabsteid

Taranto (Italian pronunciation: [ˈtaːranto] ( listen); early Italian: Tarento frae Laitin: Tarentum;[1] Auncient Greek: Τάρᾱς Tarās; Modren Greek: Τάραντας Tarantas; Tarantino "Tarde") is a coastal ceety in Apulia, Soothren Italy. It is the caipital o the Province o Taranto an is an important commercial port as well as the main Italian naval base.[2]

Twin touns[eedit | eedit soorce]

Taranto is twinned wi:

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Eric Partridge, Origins: a short etymological dictionary of modern English, p. 695
  2. "Port of Taranto". World Port Source. Retrieved 2011-09-16. 
  3. "Day of Twin between Taranto and Sparta". 24 Jul 2015. Retrieved 30 Julie 2015. 
  4. "Taranto twinned with Brest". 23 Jul 2009. Retrieved 18 Mairch 2012. 
  5. "Twin Cities and city-partners in Donetsk". Retrieved 18 Mairch 2012.