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Taranto
Comune di Taranto
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Coat of arms of Taranto
Coat of arms
Nickname(s): 
city ​​of two seas, Ionic capital.
Country Italy
Region Puglia
Province Taranto (TA)
Frazioni Talsano, Lido Azzurro, Lama, San Vito
Area
 • Total 217 km2 (84 sq mi)
Elevation
15 m (49 ft)
Population
 (2001)
 • Total 201,349
 • Density 927.9/km2 (2,403/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Tarantini or Tarentini
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
74100
Dialing code 099
Patron saint San Cataldo
Saint day May 10
Website www.comune.taranto.it

Taranto is a city in the Apulia region of Italy. It is the capital of the Province of Taranto. The population is 201,349. Taranto also has a large port.

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