Rosolini

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Rosolini
Comune
Comune di Rosolini
Rosolini is located in Italy
Rosolini
Rosolini
Location of Rosolini in Italy
Coordinates: 36°49′N 14°57′E / 36.817°N 14.950°E / 36.817; 14.950Coordinates: 36°49′N 14°57′E / 36.817°N 14.950°E / 36.817; 14.950
Country Italy
Region Sicily
Province Province of Syracuse (SR)
Area
 • Total 76.2 km2 (29.4 sq mi)
Elevation 154 m (505 ft)
Population (Dec. 2004)
 • Total 20,927
 • Density 270/km2 (710/sq mi)
Demonym Rosolinesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 96019
Dialing code 0931
Website Official website

Rosolini (Sicilian: Rusalini) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Syracuse, Sicily, Italy. It is about 200 kilometres (120 mi) southeast of Palermo and about 40 kilometres (25 mi) southwest of Syracuse. Rosolini was a town in feudal times, and was a settlement in the late Imperial Roman and Byzantine Ages. In the 15th century, Rosolini was a fief of the Platamones. It was the Moncadas, in the year of 1713, which founded the newer town of Rosolini which we see today. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 20,927 and an area of 76.2 square kilometres (29.4 sq mi).[1]

Rosolini borders the following municipalities: Ispica, Modica, Noto, Ragusa.

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References[edit]

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

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