Realmonte

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Realmonte
Comune
Comune di Realmonte
The so-called Scala dei Turchi.
The so-called Scala dei Turchi.
Coat of arms of Realmonte
Coat of arms
Realmonte is located in Italy
Realmonte
Realmonte
Location of Realmonte in Italy
Coordinates: 37°19′N 13°28′E / 37.317°N 13.467°E / 37.317; 13.467
Country Italy
Region Sicily
Province Agrigento (AG)
Area
 • Total 20.4 km2 (7.9 sq mi)
Elevation 144 m (472 ft)
Population (31 December 2008[1])
 • Total 4,515
 • Density 220/km2 (570/sq mi)
Demonym Realmontesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 92010
Dialing code 0922
Website Official website

Realmonte (Sicilian: Muntiriali) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Agrigento in the Italian region Sicily, located about 90 kilometres (56 mi) south of Palermo and about 10 kilometres (6 mi) west of Agrigento.

Realmonte borders the following municipalities: Agrigento, Porto Empedocle, Siculiana.

A popular tourist attraction in the town is the Scala dei Turchi.

History[edit]

It is not known when the municipality was founded, but its origins probably go back to the second half of the 17th century.

Twin towns[edit]

  • Fort Erie, Ontario, CANADA

References[edit]

  1. ^ Data from Istat