|The province of Palermo
Camporeale (Zip Code 90043) is 142 km. far from Agrigento, 165 km. from Caltanissetta, 283 km. from Catania, 186 km. from Enna, 304 km. from Messina, 45 km. from Palermo, which province it belongs to, 278 km. from Ragusa, 348 km. from Siracusa, 75 km. from Trapani.
The municipality has 4.195 inhabitants and its area is 3.861 hectares for a density of population of 109 inhabitants per square kilometre. It rises on an internal hilly area and is placed 450 metres above sea-level.
The Town Hall is in via Minghetti n. 87, tel. ++39 0924-36264 fax. ++39 0924-581217.
Camporeale among its agricultural products counts corn, grapes and cereals. Sheep breeding is also present in this place. As regards handicraft it is industrious wood and iron works.
Photo © Edizioni Leopardi
The of the small town derives from Latin Campus regalis that means: the worthy field for a king.
In the artistic field there is the Palace of the prince and the valuable Cathedral Church.
A famous character bound to this small town is Antonio Beccadelli, belonging to the same founder's family. He was a great humanist and in 1400 founded the first Academy of Italian Literature in Naples.