Falcone, Sicily

Falcone (Sicilian: Falcuni) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Messina in the Italian region Sicily, located about 150 kilometres (93 mi) east of Palermo and about 40 kilometres (25 mi) west of Messina.

Falcone
Comune di Falcone
Location of Falcone
Falcone is located in Italy
Falcone
Falcone
Location of Falcone in Italy
Falcone is located in Sicily
Falcone
Falcone
Falcone (Sicily)
Coordinates: 38°7′N 15°5′E / 38.117°N 15.083°E / 38.117; 15.083Coordinates: 38°7′N 15°5′E / 38.117°N 15.083°E / 38.117; 15.083
CountryItaly
RegionSicily
Metropolitan cityMessina (ME)
Area
 • Total9.3 km2 (3.6 sq mi)
Elevation
3 m (10 ft)
Population
 (Dec. 2004)[2]
 • Total2,927
 • Density310/km2 (820/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
98060
Dialing code0941

As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 2,927 and an area of 9.3 square kilometres (3.6 sq mi).[3]

Falcone borders the following municipalities: Furnari, Montalbano Elicona, Oliveri, Tripi.

Public transportEdit

 
Falcone railway station

RailwaysEdit

Falcone railway station is on the Palermo–Messina railway. It is served by trains run by Trenitalia, including services from Messina. Outside of the station is available a Uber service by App.

Bus and tramEdit

Falcone is served by bus provided from Azienda Siciliana Trasporti.


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. ^ "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Italian National Institute of Statistics. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  3. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.