Barrafranca

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Barrafranca
Comune
Comune di Barrafranca
Barrafranca is located in Italy
Barrafranca
Barrafranca
Location of Barrafranca in Italy
Coordinates: 37°22′N 14°12′E / 37.367°N 14.200°E / 37.367; 14.200Coordinates: 37°22′N 14°12′E / 37.367°N 14.200°E / 37.367; 14.200
Country Italy
Region Sicily
Province Enna (EN)
Frazioni none
Area
 • Total 53.64 km2 (20.71 sq mi)
Elevation 450 m (1,480 ft)
Population (January 2005)
 • Total 13,003
 • Density 240/km2 (630/sq mi)
Demonym Barresi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 94012
Dialing code 0934
Patron saint Saint Alexander I, Pope
Saint day May 3

Barrafranca (Latin: Convicinum, Calloniana[1]) is a comune and city in Sicily, Italy in the Province of Enna.

A Roman fortification known as Calloniana, in 1529 took its name under Barresi's family.

Places to visit: the Cathedral (18th century - late Sicilian baroque) with a painting attributed to Filippo Paladino, and the St. Benedict's Monastery, masterpiece of late baroque.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Welcome to Sicily Bella - About the province of Enna