Tripi

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Tripi
Comune
Comune di Tripi
Coat of arms of Tripi
Coat of arms
Tripi is located in Italy
Tripi
Tripi
Location of Tripi in Italy
Coordinates: 38°03′N 15°06′E / 38.050°N 15.100°E / 38.050; 15.100Coordinates: 38°03′N 15°06′E / 38.050°N 15.100°E / 38.050; 15.100
Country Italy
Region Sicily
Province Messina (ME)
Frazioni Campogrande, Casale, San Cono
Government
 • Mayor Carmelo Giuseppe Sottile (since May 27, 2003)
Area
 • Total 54 km2 (21 sq mi)
Elevation 450 m (1,480 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 1,044
 • Density 19/km2 (50/sq mi)
Demonym Tripensi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 98060
Dialing code 0941
Patron saint St. Vincent martyr
Saint day December 4 and last Sunday in August
Website Official website

Tripi is a town and comune in the province of Messina (Sicily, Italy). It is located on the site of Abacaenum, an ancient Greek colony. Tripi, Sicily is known for many Cosa Nostra connections from throughout Sicily and were very quiet to everyone. Palermo, and Tripi were home to many great families. Most of the Early Sicilian immigrants went to America by the 1920s. Most Sicilians were given the last name of the town they came from Ex: Vito (Andolini)Corleone from the Godfather.

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