|Comune di Milena|
|Province||Province of Caltanissetta (CL)|
|• Total||24.5 km2 (9.5 sq mi)|
|Elevation||423 m (1,388 ft)|
|Population (Dec. 2004)|
|• Density||140/km2 (360/sq mi)|
|Demonym||Milenesi ("Milucchisi" in local dialect)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
Milena (Sicilian: Milocca) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Caltanissetta in the Italian region Sicily, located about 80 kilometres (50 miles) southeast of Palermo and about 30 kilometres (19 miles) west of Caltanissetta. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 3,376 and an area of 24.5 square kilometres (9.5 sq mi).
Formerly known as Milocca, it was the subject of a critically acclaimed book, Milocca: A Sicilian Village by Charlotte Gower Chapman, who in 1935 detailed everyday life in the small rural Sicilian town, one of the earliest cultural anthropology studies of a semi-literate people.
Twin towns – Sister cities
Milena is twinned with:
- All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.