Piraino

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Piraino
Comune
Comune di Piraino
Piraino is located in Italy
Piraino
Piraino
Location of Piraino in Italy
Coordinates: 38°9′N 14°51′E / 38.150°N 14.850°E / 38.150; 14.850Coordinates: 38°9′N 14°51′E / 38.150°N 14.850°E / 38.150; 14.850
Country Italy
Region Sicily
Province Province of Messina (ME)
Frazioni Calanovella, Fiumara, Gliaca, Lacco, Leomandri, Merca, S.Arcangelo, S.Biagio, S.Costantino, S.Ignazio, S.Leonardo, Salinà, Zappardino
Area
 • Total 17.2 km2 (6.6 sq mi)
Elevation 416 m (1,365 ft)
Population (Dec. 2004)
 • Total 3,857
 • Density 220/km2 (580/sq mi)
Demonym Pirainesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 98060
Dialing code 0941
Website Official website

Piraino (Sicilian: Piràinu) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Messina in the Italian region Sicily, located about 130 kilometres (81 mi) east of Palermo and about 60 kilometres (37 mi) west of Messina. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 3,857 and an area of 17.2 square kilometres (6.6 sq mi).[1]

The municipality of Piraino contains the frazioni (subdivisions, mainly villages and hamlets) Calanovella, Fiumara, Gliaca, Lacco, Leomandri, Merca, S.Arcangelo, S.Biagio, S.Costantino, S.Ignazio, S.Leonardo, Salinà, and Zappardino.

Piraino borders the following municipalities: Brolo, Gioiosa Marea, Sant'Angelo di Brolo.

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References[edit]

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

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