Torregrotta

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Torregrotta
Comune
Comune di Torregrotta
Torregrotta landscape.jpg
Torregrotta is located in Italy
Torregrotta
Torregrotta
Location of Torregrotta in Italy
Coordinates: 38°12′N 15°21′E / 38.200°N 15.350°E / 38.200; 15.350Coordinates: 38°12′N 15°21′E / 38.200°N 15.350°E / 38.200; 15.350
Country Italy
Region Sicily
Province Province of Messina (ME)
Area
 • Total 4.22 km2 (1.63 sq mi)
Elevation 44 m (144 ft)
Population (August 2012)[1]
 • Total 7,473
 • Density 1,800/km2 (4,600/sq mi)
Demonym Torresi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 98040
Dialing code 090
Patron saint Saint Paulinus of Nola
Saint day June 22nd
Website http://www.torregrotta.gov.it

Torregrotta (Sicilian: Turri) is a small town and municipality (comune) in the Province of Messina in the Italian region Sicily, located about 170 km east of Palermo and about 30 km west of Messina. As of 31 August 2012, it had a population[1] of 7,473 and an area of 4.22 km².

Torregrotta borders the following municipalities: Monforte San Giorgio, Roccavaldina, Valdina.

Demographic evolution[edit]

Transport[edit]

Torregrotta is served by the Torregrotta railway station which has regular connections to Palermo, Messina and to the main towns of the northern coast of Sicily. Services are provided by Trenitalia.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Istat official population estimates". Retrieved 6 February 2013. 

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