Francofonte

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Francofonte
Comune
Comune di Francofonte
Francofonte panorama.JPG
Coat of arms of Francofonte
Coat of arms
Francofonte is located in Italy
Francofonte
Francofonte
Location of Francofonte in Italy
Coordinates: 37°14′N 14°53′E / 37.233°N 14.883°E / 37.233; 14.883
Country Italy
Region Sicily
Province Syracuse (SR)
Government
 • Mayor Giuseppe Castania
Area
 • Total 74.0 km2 (28.6 sq mi)
Elevation 281 m (922 ft)
Population (31 December 2006[1])
 • Total 12,494
 • Density 170/km2 (440/sq mi)
Demonym Francofontesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 96015
Dialing code 095
Patron saint Madonna della Neve
Saint day 5 August
Website Official website

Francofonte (Sicilian: Francufonti) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Syracuse, Sicily, southern Italy, located about 170 kilometres (110 mi) southeast of Palermo and about 40 kilometres (25 mi) northwest of Syracuse.

Francofonte borders the following municipalities: Buccheri, Carlentini, Lentini, Militello in Val di Catania, Scordia, Vizzini.

References[edit]

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

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