Priolo Gargallo

Priolo Gargallo (Sicilian: Priolu) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Syracuse, Sicily (southern Italy). It is about 190 kilometres (120 mi) southeast of Palermo and about 13 kilometres (8 mi) northwest of Syracuse.

Priolo Gargallo
Comune di Priolo Gargallo
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Location of Priolo Gargallo
Priolo Gargallo is located in Italy
Priolo Gargallo
Priolo Gargallo
Location of Priolo Gargallo in Italy
Priolo Gargallo is located in Sicily
Priolo Gargallo
Priolo Gargallo
Priolo Gargallo (Sicily)
Coordinates: 37°10′N 15°11′E / 37.167°N 15.183°E / 37.167; 15.183Coordinates: 37°10′N 15°11′E / 37.167°N 15.183°E / 37.167; 15.183
CountryItaly
RegionSicily
ProvinceSyracuse (SR)
Government
 • MayorGiuseppe Gianni
Area
 • Total56.92 km2 (21.98 sq mi)
Elevation
30 m (100 ft)
Population
 (30 November 2017)[3]
 • Total11,892
 • Density210/km2 (540/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Priolesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
96010
Dialing code0931
WebsiteOfficial website

The name Priolo Gargallo comes from the nobleman Marquis Gargallo who owned land in this part of Sicily.

Priolo Gargallo borders the following municipalities: Melilli, Syracuse, Solarino, Sortino.

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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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