Mazzarrone

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Mazzarrone
Comune
Comune di Mazzarrone
Coat of arms of Mazzarrone
Coat of arms
Mazzarrone is located in Italy
Mazzarrone
Mazzarrone
Location of Mazzarrone in Italy
Coordinates: 37°5′N 14°34′E / 37.083°N 14.567°E / 37.083; 14.567
Country Italy
Region Sicily
Province Catania (CT)
Frazioni Leva, Grassura
Government
 • Mayor Enzo Giannone
Area
 • Total 33.5 km2 (12.9 sq mi)
Elevation 285 m (935 ft)
Population (31 Marzo 2009[1])
 • Total 3,870
 • Density 120/km2 (300/sq mi)
Demonym Mazzarronesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 95040
Dialing code 0933
Patron saint St. Joseph
Saint day 19 Marzo
Website Official website

Mazzarrone (Sicilian: Mazzarruni) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Catania in the Italian region Sicily, located about 160 kilometres (99 mi) southeast of Palermo and about 70 kilometres (43 mi) southwest of Catania.

Mazzarrone borders the following municipalities: Acate, Caltagirone, Chiaramonte Gulfi, Licodia Eubea. It is best known for production of the table grapes named after it, the Mazzarrone grape.

References[edit]

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

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