Belmonte Mezzagno

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Belmonte Mezzagno
Comune
Comune di Belmonte Mezzagno
Coat of arms of Belmonte Mezzagno
Coat of arms
Belmonte Mezzagno is located in Italy
Belmonte Mezzagno
Belmonte Mezzagno
Location of Belmonte Mezzagno in Italy
Coordinates: 38°3′N 13°23′E / 38.050°N 13.383°E / 38.050; 13.383
Country Italy
Region Sicily
Province Palermo (PA)
Government
 • Mayor Pietro Diliberto
Area
 • Total 29.2 km2 (11.3 sq mi)
Elevation 356 m (1,168 ft)
Population (Dec. 2004[1])
 • Total 10,424
 • Density 360/km2 (920/sq mi)
Demonym Belmontesi o Mezzagnoti
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 90031
Dialing code 091
Website Official website

Belmonte Mezzagno (Sicilian: Beddumunti Minzagnu but more properly U Mizzagnu in the local version of the Sicilian language) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Palermo in the Italian region Sicily, located about 8 kilometres (5 mi) south of Palermo.

Belmonte Mezzagno is famous for its olive oil and goat's milk cheese.

Benedetto Spera, member of the Sicilian Mafia convicted in absentia of the killings of anti-mafia judges Paolo Borsellino and Giovanni Falcone was born in Belmonte Mezzagno.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.

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