Villafranca Sicula

Villafranca Sicula is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Agrigento in the Italian region Sicily, located about 60 kilometres (37 mi) south of Palermo and about 40 kilometres (25 mi) northwest of Agrigento. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 1,496 and an area of 17.7 square kilometres (6.8 sq mi).[3][4]

Villafranca Sicula
Comune di Villafranca Sicula
Location of Villafranca Sicula
Villafranca Sicula is located in Italy
Villafranca Sicula
Villafranca Sicula
Location of Villafranca Sicula in Italy
Villafranca Sicula is located in Sicily
Villafranca Sicula
Villafranca Sicula
Villafranca Sicula (Sicily)
Coordinates: 37°35′N 13°17′E / 37.583°N 13.283°E / 37.583; 13.283Coordinates: 37°35′N 13°17′E / 37.583°N 13.283°E / 37.583; 13.283
CountryItaly
RegionSicily
ProvinceProvince of Agrigento (AG)
Area
 • Total17.7 km2 (6.8 sq mi)
Elevation
326 m (1,070 ft)
Population
 (Dec. 2004)[2]
 • Total1,496
 • Density85/km2 (220/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Villafranchesi (o villafrancoti)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
92020
Dialing code0925
Websitewww.comune.villafrancasicula.ag.it

Villafranca Sicula borders the following municipalities: Burgio, Calamonaci, Caltabellotta, Lucca Sicula.

The Roman Catholic cardinal Salvatore Pappalardo (September 23, 1918 Villafranca Sicula - Dec 10, 2006 Palermo), archbishop emeritus of Palermo, is a well-known native of Villafranca Sicula.

Demographic evolutionEdit

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. ^ Micalizzi, Caterina; Moroni, Giovanni (2000), Villafranca Sicula : 1499-1999, cinquecento anni di storia, Contesti, retrieved 29 December 2018