Raddusa is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Catania in the Italian region of Sicily, located about 130 kilometres (81 mi) southeast of Palermo and about 45 kilometres (28 mi) west of Catania near the lake Ogliastro.

Raddusa
Comune di Raddusa
Location of Raddusa
Raddusa is located in Italy
Raddusa
Raddusa
Location of Raddusa in Italy
Raddusa is located in Sicily
Raddusa
Raddusa
Raddusa (Sicily)
Coordinates: 37°28′N 14°32′E / 37.467°N 14.533°E / 37.467; 14.533Coordinates: 37°28′N 14°32′E / 37.467°N 14.533°E / 37.467; 14.533
CountryItaly
RegionSicily
Metropolitan cityCatania (CT)
Government
 • MayorGiovanni Allegra
Area
 • Total23.3 km2 (9.0 sq mi)
Elevation
350 m (1,150 ft)
Population
 (31 December 2014)[2]
 • Total3,174
 • Density140/km2 (350/sq mi)
DemonymRaddusani
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
95040
Dialing code095
WebsiteOfficial website

Raddusa borders the following municipalities: Aidone, Assoro, Piazza Armerina, Castel di Judica, Ramacca.

EconomyEdit

The main business of the town is based on agriculture, mainly of cereals, therefore, it is named "The City of Grain" and every year in September for three days the citizen gather in the town center to celebrate their traditional Festa del Grano or Grain's Feast to remember the local traditions.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Italian National Institute of Statistics. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.

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