Santa Flavia

Santa Flavia (known as Solunto until 1880) is a town in the Metropolitan City of Palermo, Sicily, southern Italy.

Santa Flavia
Comune di Santa Flavia
Panorama of Santa Flavia
Panorama of Santa Flavia
Coat of arms of Santa Flavia
Location of Santa Flavia
Santa Flavia is located in Italy
Santa Flavia
Santa Flavia
Location of Santa Flavia in Italy
Santa Flavia is located in Sicily
Santa Flavia
Santa Flavia
Santa Flavia (Sicily)
Coordinates: 38°5′N 13°32′E / 38.083°N 13.533°E / 38.083; 13.533
Metropolitan cityPalermo (PA)
FrazioniPorticello, Sant'Elia, Solanto
 • MayorSalvatore Sanfilippo
 • Total14 km2 (5 sq mi)
55 m (180 ft)
 (31 August 2018)[2]
 • Total11,186
 • Density800/km2 (2,100/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
Dialing code091
ISTAT code082067
Patron saintSt. Anne
Saint day26 July
WebsiteOfficial website


The town is situated between the Gulf of Palermo and the town and hot springs known as Termini Imerese, on the Tyrrhenian Sea, 15 kilometres (9 mi) east of Palermo. Inside the town are the remains of the ancient city of Soluntum.

The main agricultural product of Santa Flavia is the grapefruit. Additionally, the town, due to its location on the coast is known for its different types of fresh fish. The town caters to tourism, specifically its many seaside resorts.

Twin townsEdit


  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 from the Italian statistical institute (Istat)