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Poggiardo (ZIP code 73037) is 40,4 kilometers far from Lecce, that is the Chief Town of the homonymous province to whom the municipality belongs.

© Reti e Sistemi The town of Poggiardo

Poggiardo has a population of 6.075 inhabitants (Poggiardesi) and a surface of 19,8 square kilometers thus showing a population density of 306,8 inhabitants per square kilometer. It rises 87 metres above the sea level.

The City Hall is located in Piazza Umberto I, phone ++39 0836 - 909811, fax ++39 0836 - 909863: the E-Mail address is

Population: The municipality of Poggiardo had a popolation of 6.071 inhabitants accordingly to the results of the national census made in 1991. After the national census made in 2001 the population was 6.075 inhabitants, thus showing during the years 1991 - 2001 a percentual variation of 0% inhabitants.

The inhabitants are distributed in 2.084 families with an average of 2,92 people per family.

The place: The territory of the municipality lies between 78 and 127 metres above sea level.

The altimetric spawn is thus of 49 metres.

Work and workers:There are 140 industrial firms employing 537 people that are the 27,68% of the total of the workers. There are 157 service firms employing 272 people that are the 14,02% of the total of the workers. There are also 152 firms employing 417 people that are the 21,49% of the total of the workers. There are also 37 administrative offices emplying 714 workers that are the 36,80% of the total of the workers.

There is a total of 1.940 workers, that are the 31,93% of the inhabitants of the municipality.

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