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For the river also known as Acate, see Dirillo.
|Comune di Acate|
|Province / Metropolitan city||Ragusa (RG)|
|Frazioni||Marina di Acate|
|• Mayor||Giovanni Mario Caruso|
|• Total||101.4 km2 (39.2 sq mi)|
|Elevation||199 m (653 ft)|
|Population (31 December 2008)|
|• Density||88/km2 (230/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|Patron saint||St. Vincent Martyr|
Until 1938 it was called Biscari, and its history dates back until the 14th century. During World War II it was the location of the Biscari Massacre, in which American troops killed numerous unarmed German and Italian soldiers.
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