Furci Siculo

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Furci Siculo
Comune
Comune di Furci Siculo
Furci Siculo is located in Italy
Furci Siculo
Furci Siculo
Location of Furci Siculo in Italy
Coordinates: 37°58′N 15°23′E / 37.967°N 15.383°E / 37.967; 15.383Coordinates: 37°58′N 15°23′E / 37.967°N 15.383°E / 37.967; 15.383
Country Italy
Region Sicily
Province Province of Messina (ME)
Frazioni Grotte, Calcare, Artale
Area
 • Total 17.9 km2 (6.9 sq mi)
Elevation 9 m (30 ft)
Population (Dec. 2004)
 • Total 3,287
 • Density 180/km2 (480/sq mi)
Demonym Furcesi, "furcioti" in dialetto
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 98023
Dialing code 0942

Furci Siculo (Sicilian: Furci Sìculu) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Messina in the Italian region Sicily, located about 180 kilometres (110 mi) east of Palermo and about 30 kilometres (19 mi) southwest of Messina. Furci Siculo is twinned with Octeville sur Mer since 2010. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 3,287 and an area of 17.9 square kilometres (6.9 sq mi).[1]

The municipality of Furci Siculo contains the frazioni (subdivisions, mainly villages and hamlets) Grotte, Calcare, and Artale.

Furci Siculo borders the following municipalities: Casalvecchio Siculo, Pagliara, Roccalumera, Santa Lucia del Mela, Santa Teresa di Riva, Savoca.

Demographic evolution[edit]

References[edit]

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