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Otranto (ZIP 73028) is 46 kilometers far from the town of Lecce, that is the Chief Town of the homonymous province to whom Otranto belongs.

Otranto has a population of 5.622 abitanti ( Otrantini o Idruntini ) and a surface of 77,20 square kilometers thus showing a population density of 69,32 inhabitants per square kilometer. It rises 15 metres above the sea level.

The City Hall is located in Via Basilica 10, phone 0836 871302, fax 0836 871302. The e-mail address is

Population: The town of Otranto had a population of 5.282 accordingly to the results of the national census made in 2001.

After the national census made in 2001 the population was 5.622 inhabitants, thus showing during the years 2001 - 2011 a percentual variation of 6,44% inhabitants.

The inhabitants are distributed in 1.985 families with an average of 2,66 people per family.

The place: The territory of the municipality lies between 0 and 103 metres above sea level. The altimetric spawn is thus of 103 metres.

Work and workers: There are 87 industrial firms employing 322 people that are the 18,78% of the total of the workers. There are 196 service firms employing 344 people, that are the 20,06% of the total of the workers. There are 234 other service firms employing 744 people, that are the 43,38% of the total of the workers. There are also 36 administrative offices employing 305 people, that are the 17,78% of the total of the workers.

There is a total of 1.715 workers, that is the 32,47% of the inhabitants of the municipality.

The cadastral code of the town of Otranto is G188. Following this link you will have information about IUC-IMU-TARI-TASI-IMI taxes by consulting the official documents for this municipality.