Altofonte

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Altofonte
Comune
Comune di Altofonte
Altofonte seen from Moharda
Altofonte is located in Italy
Altofonte
Altofonte
Location of Altofonte in Italy
Coordinates: 38°3′N 13°18′E / 38.050°N 13.300°E / 38.050; 13.300Coordinates: 38°3′N 13°18′E / 38.050°N 13.300°E / 38.050; 13.300
Country Italy
Region Sicily
Province / Metropolitan city Palermo (PA)
Frazioni Piano Maglio, Blandino
Government
 • Mayor Vincenzo Di Girolamo
Area
 • Total 35 km2 (14 sq mi)
Elevation 350 m (1,150 ft)
Population (31 December 2013)[1]
 • Total 10,378
 • Density 300/km2 (770/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Altofontini or Parchitani
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 90030
Dialing code 091
Patron saint St. Hanna
Saint day 26 July
Website Official website

Altofonte (Sicilian: Parcu) is a comune (municipality) in the Metropolitan City of Palermo in the Italian region Sicily, located about 9 kilometres (6 mi) southwest of Palermo.

Altofonte borders the following municipalities: Belmonte Mezzagno, Monreale, Palermo, Piana degli Albanesi, San Giuseppe Jato.

Main sights[edit]

  • Church of Santa Maria in Altofonte, built in 1633.
  • Church of San Michele Arcangelo (early 12th century)

Demographic evolution[edit]

References[edit]

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

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