|Comune di Mineo|
|Frazioni||Borgo Pietro Lupo|
|• Mayor||Giuseppe Castania (since May 27, 2005)|
|• Total||244 km2 (94 sq mi)|
|Elevation||511 m (1,677 ft)|
|• Density||22/km2 (58/sq mi)|
|Demonym||Menenini or (dialect) Minioli|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|Patron saint||Agrippina of Mineo|
|Saint day||Last two Sundays in August|
Mineo (Sicilian: Minìu, Greek: Menaion and Menai, Latin: Menaeum and Menaenum) is a town and comune in the Province of Catania, part of the Sicily region in southern Italy. It lies 64 km southwest of Catania, 56 km from Ragusa, 54 km from Gela, and 22 km from Caltagirone. There are approximately 5600 citizens living there.
It is also a site of literary interest since Luigi Capuana, one of Italy's most famous writers in the 19th and early 20th centuries, hailed from Mineo and was at one time the town's mayor. Mineo now houses a small library and museum dedicated to Capuana.
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