Lecce is the southernmost province in , the easternmost one in . It is called "the Heel of Italy" due to its location on the Salento peninsula, of which it represents the southern half.
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is a historic city of 95,766 inhabitants in , the capital of the province of , the second province in the by population, as well as one of the most important cities of . Photo: MatthiasKabel, CC BY 2.5.

is a town of about 5,700 people in the region of , on the Adriatic coast of Salento peninsula. Photo: MatthiasKabel, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a town of 20,600 inhabitants in the region of , on the west coast of Salento Peninsula, facing the Ionian Sea. Photo: MatthiasKabel, CC BY 2.5.

is a 30,000 inhabitants city in the province of Lecce in the region of . Photo: Lupiae, CC BY-SA 3.0.


is a town and comune in the province of Lecce. in the region of southeast . Photo: Lupiae, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a town of 4,500 inhabitants in the region in . Photo: Lupiae, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a village of the region in . Photo: Isiwal, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a village of the region in . Photo: Pepemanuele, CC BY-SA 4.0.


Latitude of center
40.2167° or 40° 13' north
Longitude of center
18.1667° or 18° 10' east
55 metres (180 feet)
Geo­Names ID

Also Known As

  • Albanian: Provinca e Leçes
  • Arabic: Lecce
  • Arabic: مقاطعة لتشه
  • Armenian: Լեչե
  • Asturian: Provincia de Lecce
  • Azerbaijani: Lesse əyaləti
  • Basque: Lecceko probintzia
  • Bavarian: Provinz Lecce
  • Belarusian: Леччэ
  • Belarusian: Лечэ, правінцыя
  • Belarusian: Лечэ
  • Belarusian: правінцыя Лечэ
  • Bengali: লেসে-র প্রদেশ
  • Breton: Proviñs Lecce
  • Bulgarian: Лече
  • Catalan: Província de Lecce
  • Cebuano: Lecce
  • Chinese: Lecce Séng
  • Chinese: 壢車省
  • Chinese: 莱切省
  • Chinese: 萊切省
  • Czech: Provincie Lecce
  • Danish: Province of Lecce
  • Dutch: Lecce
  • English: Lecce province
  • English: Province of Lecce
  • English: provincia di Lecce
  • Esperanto: Provinco Lecce
  • Esperanto: Provinco de Lecce
  • Estonian: Lecce provints
  • Finnish: Leccen maakunta
  • French: Lecce
  • French: Province de Lecce
  • Galician: Provincia de Lecce
  • Georgian: ლეჩეს პროვინცია
  • German: Provinz Lecce
  • Greek: Λέτσε
  • Gujarati: લેકકે પ્રાંત
  • Hebrew: לצ'ה
  • Hindi: लेसी प्रांत
  • Hungarian: Lecce megye
  • Indonesian: Provinsi Lecce
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): provincia Lecce
  • Italian: Lecce
  • Italian: Provincia di Lecce
  • Italian: provincia di Lecce
  • Japanese: レッチェ県
  • Javanese: Provinsi Lecce
  • Kannada: ಲೆಕ್ಸೆ ಪ್ರಾಂತ್ಯ
  • Korean: 레체도
  • Ladino: Provinsia de Lecce
  • Latin: Provincia Lupiensis
  • Latvian: Lečes province
  • Ligurian: Provinsa de Lecce
  • Lithuanian: Lečės provincija
  • Lombard: Pruvincia de Lecce
  • Luxembourgish: Provënz Lecce
  • Malay: Wilayah Lecce
  • Marathi: लेक्सेचे प्रांत
  • Min Nan Chinese: Lecce Séng
  • Northern Frisian: Lecce (Prowins)
  • Northern Frisian: Lecce
  • Norwegian: Lecce
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Provinsen Lecce
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Provinsen Lecce
  • Occitan (post 1500): Província de Lecce
  • Persian: استان لچه
  • Piemontese: Provincia ëd Lece
  • Polish: Prowincja Lecce
  • Portuguese: Lecce
  • Romanian: Provincia Lecce
  • Russian: Лечче
  • Scots: Province o Lecce
  • Serbian: Лече
  • Serbo-Croatian: Lecce
  • Sicilian: Pruvincia di Lecci
  • Sinhala: ලෙසේ පළාත
  • Slovenian: Lecce
  • Spanish: Lecce
  • Spanish: Provincia de Lecce
  • Swedish: Lecce
  • Tagalog: Lalawigan ng Lecce
  • Tamil: லேக்ஸ் மாகாணம்
  • Telugu: లెచె ప్రావిన్స్
  • Telugu: లెచె రాష్ట్రభాగం
  • Thai: จังหวัดเลชเช
  • Turkish: Lecce ili
  • Ukrainian: Провінція Лечче
  • Urdu: صوبہ لیچہ
  • Uzbek: Lecce
  • Venetian: Provincia de Lece
  • Vietnamese: Lecce
  • Waray (Philippines): Lecce
  • Western Panjabi: ضلع لیچی
  • Wu Chinese: 莱切省
  • Yue Chinese: 壢車省
  • Provinge de Lecce

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