Province of Caltanissetta
|Province of Caltanissetta|
Map highlighting the location of the province of Caltanissetta in Italy
|• Commissar Prefectur||Raffaele Sirico|
|• Total||2,128 km2 (822 sq mi)|
|• Density||130/km2 (330/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|Postal code||93100, 93010-93020|
|Telephone prefix||0934, 0933, 0922|
The Province of Caltanissetta (Italian: Provincia di Caltanissetta; Sicilian: Pruvincia di Nissa) is a province in the southern part of Sicily, Italy. It contains 22 comuni (singular: comune), see Comuni of the Province of Caltanissetta.
In order of counterclockwise
- Province of Agrigento, W
- Province of Palermo, NW
- Province of Enna, N
- Province of Catania, NE
- Province of Ragusa, E
Coat of arms
Its coat of arms is a red crest and two green leaf stems on top with a laurel leaf on the right and a crown in the middle.
The province extends to the central part of Sicily in the northwestern direction where the capital is located. The commune of Resuttano is found in an enclave of the province of Palermo near Caltanissetta between Monte Stretto and Portella del Vento. Another example in the same province is that of the two small localities of Cannetti and Corfidato, two frazioni of the comune of Enna, 15 km (9.3 mi) away, within the territory of the comune of Caltanissetta.
The land extends to the Gela Plain and into the Gulf of Gela.
As of June 30, 2005, the main communes by population are:
|Santa Caterina Villarmosa||5,866|
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