Gallipoli and Bethlehem

2010-05-11 00:00:00




Country: Italy

Date of Agreement: 20 December 2008

Current Mayor: Giuseppe Venneri



Gallipoli (Greek: Kallipolis ,meaning "Beautiful City") is a town and comune of 21,200 inhabitants in the province of Lecce, in Apulia, southern Italy.

It is located by the Ionian Sea, on the west coast of the Salentina Peninsula. The town of Gallipoli is divided in two parts, the modern and the old city. The new town includes all the newest buildings including a skyscraper. The old town, instead, is located on a limestone island, linked to the mainland by a bridge built in the 16th century.


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