Altofonte (Sicilian: Parcu) is a comune (municipality) in the Metropolitan City of Palermo in the Italian region Sicily, located about 9 kilometres (6 mi) southwest of Palermo.

Altofonte
Comune di Altofonte
Altofonte seen from Moharda
Location of Altofonte
Altofonte is located in Italy
Altofonte
Altofonte
Location of Altofonte in Italy
Altofonte is located in Sicily
Altofonte
Altofonte
Altofonte (Sicily)
Coordinates: 38°3′N 13°18′E / 38.050°N 13.300°E / 38.050; 13.300Coordinates: 38°3′N 13°18′E / 38.050°N 13.300°E / 38.050; 13.300
CountryItaly
RegionSicily
Metropolitan cityPalermo (PA)
FrazioniPiano Maglio, Blandino
Government
 • MayorAngela De Luca
Area
 • Total35 km2 (14 sq mi)
Elevation
350 m (1,150 ft)
Population
 (31 December 2013)[2]
 • Total10,378
 • Density300/km2 (770/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Altofontini or Parchitani
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
90030
Dialing code091
Patron saintSt. Hanna
Saint day26 July
WebsiteOfficial website

Altofonte borders the following municipalities: Belmonte Mezzagno, Monreale, Palermo, Piana degli Albanesi, San Giuseppe Jato.

Main sightsEdit

  • Church of Santa Maria in Altofonte, built in 1633.
  • Church of San Michele Arcangelo (early 12th century)

Demographic evolutionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Italian National Institute of Statistics. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.

External linksEdit