Motta d'Affermo (Sicilian: Motta d'Affermu) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Messina in the Italian region Sicily, located about 80 kilometres (50 mi) east of Palermo and about 110 kilometres (68 mi) west of Messina.

Motta d'Affermo
Comune di Motta d'Affermo
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Location of Motta d'Affermo
Motta d'Affermo is located in Italy
Motta d'Affermo
Motta d'Affermo
Location of Motta d'Affermo in Italy
Motta d'Affermo is located in Sicily
Motta d'Affermo
Motta d'Affermo
Motta d'Affermo (Sicily)
Coordinates: 37°59′N 14°18′E / 37.983°N 14.300°E / 37.983; 14.300Coordinates: 37°59′N 14°18′E / 37.983°N 14.300°E / 37.983; 14.300
CountryItaly
RegionSicily
Metropolitan cityMessina (ME)
FrazioniTorremuzza
Government
 • MayorSebastiano Adamo
Area
 • Total14.6 km2 (5.6 sq mi)
Elevation
660 m (2,170 ft)
Population
 (30 November 2011)[3]
 • Total828
 • Density57/km2 (150/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Mottesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
98070
Dialing code0921
Patron saintSt. Luke, St. Roch
WebsiteOfficial website

Motta d'Affermo borders the following municipalities: Pettineo, Reitano, Tusa.

Main sightsEdit

  • Mother Church of S. Maria degli Angeli (1380, rebuilt in 1453)
  • Church of St. Roch (1657)
  • Castle (12th-13th centuries)
  • Palazzo Minneci (17th century)
  • Torremuzza Tower (13th century)
  • Church of St. Peter

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  3. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.

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