Bisacquino (Sicilian: Busacchinu) is a town and comune in the Metropolitan City of Palermo in Sicily, Italy. It is located 82 kilometres (51 mi) from Agrigento and has approximately 4,500 inhabitants. The small town rises on an inner hill zone and is 663 metres (2,175 ft) above sea-level. The economy is based on agriculture and products are sold in abundance in the main town including cereals, olives, vegetables, almonds, hazel nuts and wine-grapes. Sheep breeding is also active in Bisacquino.[2]

Bisacquino
Comune di Bisacquino
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Location of Bisacquino
Bisacquino is located in Italy
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Bisacquino
Location of Bisacquino in Italy
Bisacquino is located in Sicily
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Bisacquino
Bisacquino (Sicily)
Coordinates: 37°42′N 13°15′E / 37.700°N 13.250°E / 37.700; 13.250Coordinates: 37°42′N 13°15′E / 37.700°N 13.250°E / 37.700; 13.250
CountryItaly
RegionSicily
Metropolitan cityPalermo (PA)
Government
 • MayorTommaso Francesco Di Giorgio
Area
 • Total64 km2 (25 sq mi)
Elevation
744 m (2,441 ft)
Population
 (30 April 2017)[2]
 • Total4,527
 • Density71/km2 (180/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Bisacquinesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
90032
Dialing code091
Patron saintSaint Rosalia
Saint daySeptember 4
WebsiteOfficial website

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Italian National Institute of Statistics. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ a b "Bisacquino". Sicilia.indettaglio.it. Retrieved September 23, 2009.