Aci Sant'Antonio

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Aci Sant'Antonio

Jaci Sant'Antoniu  (Sicilian)
Comune di Aci Sant'Antonio
Chiesa Madre and Piazza Maggiore, Aci Sant'Antonio
Chiesa Madre and Piazza Maggiore, Aci Sant'Antonio
Location of Aci Sant'Antonio
Aci Sant'Antonio is located in Italy
Aci Sant'Antonio
Aci Sant'Antonio
Location of Aci Sant'Antonio in Italy
Aci Sant'Antonio is located in Sicily
Aci Sant'Antonio
Aci Sant'Antonio
Aci Sant'Antonio (Sicily)
Coordinates: 37°36′N 15°7′E / 37.600°N 15.117°E / 37.600; 15.117
CountryItaly
RegionSicily
Metropolitan cityCatania (CT)
FrazioniS.Maria La Stella, Monterosso Etneo, Lavinaio, Lavina
Government
 • MayorSanto Orazio Caruso
Area
 • Total14.33 km2 (5.53 sq mi)
Elevation
302 m (991 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total18,076
 • Density1,300/km2 (3,300/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Santantonesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
95025
Dialing code095
Patron saintSt. Anthony Abbot
Saint day17 January
WebsiteOfficial website

Aci Sant'Antonio (Sicilian: Jaci Sant'Antoniu) is a comune (municipality) in the Metropolitan City of Catania in the Italian region of Sicily, located about 160 kilometres (99 mi) southeast of Palermo and about 10 kilometres (6 mi) northeast of Catania.

A personage from the Presepe degli Antichi Mestiere of Santa Maria La Stella, 2005

The frazione of Santa Maria La Stella is home to an annual Presepe degli Antichi Mestiere, which is a presepe vivente or animated crib that is presented every Christmas by the parish and visited by many people from all over Sicily.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  3. ^ Data from Istat

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