Partinico

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Partinico
Comune
Comune di Partinico
Partinico is located in Italy
Partinico
Partinico
Location of Partinico in Italy
Coordinates: 38°02′42″N 13°07′15″E / 38.04500°N 13.12083°E / 38.04500; 13.12083Coordinates: 38°02′42″N 13°07′15″E / 38.04500°N 13.12083°E / 38.04500; 13.12083
Country Italy
Region Sicily
Province Palermo (PA)
Frazioni Parrini
Government
 • Mayor Salvo Lo Biundo
Area
 • Total 110.32 km2 (42.59 sq mi)
Elevation 175 m (574 ft)
Population (December 31, 2004)
 • Total 31,566
 • Density 290/km2 (740/sq mi)
Demonym Partinicesi or Partinicoti
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 90047
Dialing code 091
Patron saint St. Leonard of Noblac
Saint day November 6
Website Official website

Partinico (Sicilian: Partinicu, Ancient Greek: Parthenikòn) is a town and comune in the province of Palermo, Sicily, southern Italy. It is 30 kilometres (19 mi) from Palermo and 71 kilometres (44 mi) from Trapani.

Main sights[edit]

  • Church of San Giuseppe, housing 17th-century paintings.
  • Neo-Classicist Chiosco della Musica.
  • Baroque fountain.
  • Real Cantina Borbonica.

Notable people[edit]

The paternal side of musician Frank Zappa's family came from the town. The Italian prime minister Orlando represented Partinico in the Italian Parliament from 1897 until 1925.

The local, family-run, anti-Mafia television station Telejato is based in Partinico.

Partinico in the center of the photo with Borgetto in the foreground

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