San Giovanni la Punta

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San Giovanni la Punta
Comune
Comune di San Giovanni la Punta
Coat of arms of San Giovanni la Punta
Coat of arms
San Giovanni la Punta is located in Italy
San Giovanni la Punta
San Giovanni la Punta
Location of San Giovanni la Punta in Italy
Coordinates: 37°35′N 15°6′E / 37.583°N 15.100°E / 37.583; 15.100
Country Italy
Region Sicily
Province Catania (CT)
Frazioni Trappeto
Government
 • Mayor Andrea Barbaro Messina
Area
 • Total 10.6 km2 (4.1 sq mi)
Elevation 350 m (1,150 ft)
Population (January 2009[1])
 • Total 22,185
 • Density 2,100/km2 (5,400/sq mi)
Demonym Puntesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 95037
Dialing code 095
Patron saint St. John the Evangelist
Saint day 27 December

San Giovanni la Punta (Sicilian: San Giuvanni la Punta) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Catania in the Italian region Sicily, located about 160 kilometres (99 mi) southeast of Palermo and about 8 kilometres (5 mi) northeast of Catania.

San Giovanni la Punta borders the following municipalities: Aci Bonaccorsi, Pedara, San Gregorio di Catania, Sant'Agata li Battiati, Trecastagni, Tremestieri Etneo, Valverde, Viagrande.

Facade of the 14th century Duomo, located in San Giovanni la Punta's central square

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References[edit]

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