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The province of Catania

Palagonia

 

A panoramic of Palagonia
Photo © A.p.t. Catania

Palagonia (Zip Code 95046) is 145 Km. distant from Agrigento, 116 Km. from Caltanissetta, 43 Km. from Catania, which is the province it belongs to, 104 Km. from Enna, 142 Km. from Messina, 265 Km. from Palermo, 84 Km. from Ragusa, 71 Km. from Siracusa, 318 Km. from Trapani.

Photo © A.p.t. Catania 

The Church Mather

The municipality counts 16.733 inhabitants, its surface measures 5.766 hectares, and its population density counts 290 inhabitants per square kilometre.

It rises over an internal hilly area, 200 meters above the sea-level.

The Town Hall is located in piazza Municipio, tel. ++39 095-7956424 fax. ++39 095-7954130, toll free number 800854675 (only for italian residence).

A renown center of citrus plantations, Palagonia is outstanding for the vast production of cereals, olives, grapes, and the delicious "arance rosse" (red oranges, that also have anti-cancerous properties), that can be tasted during the annual Orange Festival, held in the month of March.

The name Palagonia derives from the Sicilian term Palìken Nea, that means "New Palìke" because the town was identified with ancient Palica founded in the V century B.C. by the Sicilian king Ducezio, in the surroundings of the Palici lake.

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Basilica di San Giovanni

Throughout the years, the suburb belonged to several feudal lords until 1629, when it was acquired by the princes Gravina.

Subsequently, it became an autonomous town.

Architecturally interesting are the Eremo di S. Febronia, a charming basilica erected in the VII century A.D. preserving a marvelous Byzantine fresco, the Chiesa del Convento beholding a 1721 monumental wooden altar, and the Basilica Paleocristiana dedicated to S. Giovanni, built during the IV century A.D.

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