Francofonte

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Francofonte
Comune di Francofonte
Skyline of Francofonte
Coat of arms of Francofonte
Coat of arms
Location of Francofonte
Francofonte is located in Italy
Francofonte
Francofonte
Location of Francofonte in Italy
Francofonte is located in Sicily
Francofonte
Francofonte
Francofonte (Sicily)
Coordinates: 37°14′N 14°53′E / 37.233°N 14.883°E / 37.233; 14.883Coordinates: 37°14′N 14°53′E / 37.233°N 14.883°E / 37.233; 14.883
CountryItaly
RegionSicily
ProvinceSyracuse (SR)
Government
 • MayorDaniele Nunzio Lentini
Area
 • Total74.2 km2 (28.6 sq mi)
Elevation
281 m (922 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total12,661
 • Density170/km2 (440/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Francofontesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
96015
Dialing code095
Patron saintMadonna della Neve
Saint day5 August
WebsiteOfficial website

Francofonte (Sicilian: Francufonti) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Syracuse, Sicily, southern Italy, located about 170 kilometres (110 mi) southeast of Palermo and about 40 kilometres (25 mi) northwest of Syracuse.

Francofonte borders the following municipalities: Buccheri, Carlentini, Lentini, Militello in Val di Catania, Scordia, Vizzini.

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

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