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Palagonia (Sicilian: Palagunìa, Latin: Palica) is a comune (municipality) in the Metropolitan City of Catania in the Italian region Sicily, located about 150 kilometres (93 mi) southeast of Palermo and about 35 kilometres (22 mi) southwest of Catania.

Palagonia
Comune di Palagonia
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Location of Palagonia
Palagonia is located in Italy
Palagonia
Palagonia
Location of Palagonia in Italy
Palagonia is located in Sicily
Palagonia
Palagonia
Palagonia (Sicily)
Coordinates: 37°20′N 14°45′E / 37.333°N 14.750°E / 37.333; 14.750Coordinates: 37°20′N 14°45′E / 37.333°N 14.750°E / 37.333; 14.750
CountryItaly
RegionSicily
Metropolitan cityCatania (CT)
Government
 • MayorSalvatore Astuti
Area
 • Total57.79 km2 (22.31 sq mi)
Elevation
200 m (700 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total16,654
 • Density290/km2 (750/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Palagonesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
95046
Dialing code095
Patron saintSt. Febronia of Nisibis
WebsiteOfficial website

Palagonia borders the following municipalities: Lentini, Militello in Val di Catania, Mineo, Ramacca.

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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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