|Comune di Menfi|
The entrance gate to Menfi
|Frazioni||Porto Palo, Lido Fiori, Capparrina, Bertolino di Mare|
|• Mayor||Marilena Mauceri|
|• Total||113.58 km2 (43.85 sq mi)|
|Elevation||109 m (358 ft)|
(31 October 2017)
|• Density||110/km2 (280/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
|Patron saint||St. Anthony|
|Saint day||13 June|
Menfi is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Agrigento in the Italian region Sicily, located about 70 kilometres (43 mi) southwest of Palermo and about 60 kilometres (37 mi) northwest of Agrigento.
The town lies some 3 kilometres (2 mi) from the south coast of Sicily, between the rivers Belice and Carboj. In 1910, a full third of the population of the town of Menfi had emigrated to the United States.
- A tower (Torre Federiciana), which is the remains of a medieval castle built by Frederick II of Hohenstaufen in 1238, perhaps over an Arab fortification.
- Chiesa Madre ("Mother Church"), built in the 18th century but destroyed by an earthquake in 1968. It was later rebuilt.
- Church of St. Joseph (1715).
The remains of an Iron Age prehistoric settlement were found in the 1980s outside of the town.
- "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
- "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
- All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
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