Motta d'Affermo

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Motta d'Affermo
Comune di Motta d'Affermo
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Motta d'Affermo is located in Italy
Motta d'Affermo
Motta d'Affermo
Location of Motta d'Affermo in Italy
Coordinates: 37°59′N 14°18′E / 37.983°N 14.300°E / 37.983; 14.300Coordinates: 37°59′N 14°18′E / 37.983°N 14.300°E / 37.983; 14.300
Country Italy
Region Sicily
Metropolitan city Messina (ME)
Frazioni Torremuzza
 • Mayor Sebastiano Adamo
 • Total 14.6 km2 (5.6 sq mi)
Elevation 660 m (2,170 ft)
Population (30 November 2011)[1]
 • Total 828
 • Density 57/km2 (150/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Mottesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 98070
Dialing code 0921
Patron saint St. Luke, St. Roch
Website Official website

Motta d'Affermo (Sicilian: Motta d'Affermu) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Messina in the Italian region Sicily, located about 80 kilometres (50 mi) east of Palermo and about 110 kilometres (68 mi) west of Messina.

Motta d'Affermo borders the following municipalities: Pettineo, Reitano, Tusa.

Main sights[edit]

  • Mother Church of S. Maria degli Angeli (1380, rebuilt in 1453)
  • Church of St. Roch (1657)
  • Castle (12th-13th centuries)
  • Palazzo Minneci (17th century)
  • Torremuzza Tower (13th century)
  • Church of St. Peter


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

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