|Comune di Ramacca|
|Province||Province of Catania (CT)|
|• Total||305.8 km2 (118.1 sq mi)|
|Elevation||270 m (890 ft)|
|Population (Dec. 2004)|
|• Density||35/km2 (90/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
Ramacca is a comune (municipality) in a mountainous area in the Province of Catania in the Italian region of Sicily, located about 140 kilometres (87 mi) southeast of Palermo and about 35 kilometres (22 mi) southwest of Catania. It lies west of the Plain of Catania. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 10,630 and an area of 305.8 square kilometres (118.1 sq mi).
Its name derives from the Arabic Rahal Mohac which means Hamlet of Mohac.
Ramacca is noted for its annual Sagra del Carciofo, which is an artichoke festival held in April. The economy of Ramacca is largely based on the cultivation of artichokes.
- All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.