Mazzarrone

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Mazzarrone
Comune di Mazzarrone
Coat of arms of Mazzarrone
Coat of arms
Location of Mazzarrone
Mazzarrone is located in Italy
Mazzarrone
Mazzarrone
Location of Mazzarrone in Italy
Mazzarrone is located in Sicily
Mazzarrone
Mazzarrone
Mazzarrone (Sicily)
Coordinates: 37°5′N 14°34′E / 37.083°N 14.567°E / 37.083; 14.567
CountryItaly
RegionSicily
Metropolitan cityCatania (CT)
FrazioniLeva, Grassura
Government
 • MayorGiovanni Spata
Area
 • Total33.5 km2 (12.9 sq mi)
Elevation
285 m (935 ft)
Population
 (30 June 2016[2])[3]
 • Total4,054
 • Density120/km2 (310/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Mazzarronesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
95040
Dialing code0933
Patron saintSt. Joseph
Saint day19 March
WebsiteOfficial website

Mazzarrone (Sicilian: Mazzarruni) is a comune (municipality) in the Metropolitan City of Catania in the Italian region Sicily, located about 160 kilometres (99 mi) southeast of Palermo and about 70 kilometres (43 mi) southwest of Catania.

Mazzarrone borders the following municipalities: Acate, Caltagirone, Chiaramonte Gulfi, Licodia Eubea. It is best known for production of the table grapes named after it, the Mazzarrone grape.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
  3. ^ "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.

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