San Piero Patti (Sicilian: San Pieru Patti) is a comune (municipality) in the Metropolitan City of Messina in the Italian region Sicily, located about 140 kilometres (87 mi) east of Palermo and about 50 kilometres (31 mi) southwest of Messina.

San Piero Patti
Comune di San Piero Patti
Location of San Piero Patti
San Piero Patti is located in Italy
San Piero Patti
San Piero Patti
Location of San Piero Patti in Italy
San Piero Patti is located in Sicily
San Piero Patti
San Piero Patti
San Piero Patti (Sicily)
Coordinates: 38°3′N 14°58′E / 38.050°N 14.967°E / 38.050; 14.967Coordinates: 38°3′N 14°58′E / 38.050°N 14.967°E / 38.050; 14.967
CountryItaly
RegionSicily
Metropolitan cityMessina (ME)
Government
 • MayorSalvatore Vittorio Fiore
Area
 • Total41.6 km2 (16.1 sq mi)
Elevation
440 m (1,440 ft)
Population
 (1 January 2015)[3]
 • Total2,975
 • Density72/km2 (190/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Sampietrini
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
98068
Dialing code0941
WebsiteOfficial website

San Piero Patti borders the following municipalities: Patti, Raccuja, Sant'Angelo di Brolo, Librizzi, Montalbano Elicona.

HistoryEdit

San Piero Patti was conquered and inhabited by the Arabs until the 11th Century, when they were defeated by Roger I of Sicily.[4]

Main sightsEdit

  • Church of Santa Maria - church built in 1566; contains 16th century frescos
  • Convent of Carmelitani Calzati, a convent built in 1566; features a cloister with Renaissance decorations
  • Museo dei Vangeli e del Verbo Umanato, a religious museum containing a collection of vestments, sacred painting and artifacts[5]
  • Mother Church, built in the second half of the 14th century

PeopleEdit

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.
  4. ^ http://www.sicily.co.uk/nearby_town/san-piero-patti/
  5. ^ http://turismoecultura.cittametropolitana.me.it/cultura/rete-museale/i-musei-comune-per-comune/san-piero-patti/default.aspx

External linksEdit