Piraino

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Piraino
Comune di Piraino
Piraino Chiesa2.JPG
Location of Piraino
Piraino is located in Italy
Piraino
Piraino
Location of Piraino in Italy
Piraino is located in Sicily
Piraino
Piraino
Piraino (Sicily)
Coordinates: 38°9′N 14°51′E / 38.150°N 14.850°E / 38.150; 14.850Coordinates: 38°9′N 14°51′E / 38.150°N 14.850°E / 38.150; 14.850
CountryItaly
RegionSicily
Metropolitan cityMessina (ME)
FrazioniCalanovella, Fiumara, Gliaca, Lacco, Leomandri, Merca, S.Arcangelo, S.Biagio, S.Costantino, S.Ignazio, S.Leonardo, Salinà, Zappardino
Government
 • MayorMaurizio Ruggeri
Area
 • Total16.97 km2 (6.55 sq mi)
Elevation
416 m (1,365 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total3,919
 • Density230/km2 (600/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Pirainesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
98060
Dialing code0941
WebsiteOfficial website

Piraino (Sicilian: Piràinu) is a comune (municipality) in the Metropolitan City of Messina in the Italian region Sicily, located about 130 kilometres (81 mi) east of Palermo and about 60 kilometres (37 mi) west of Messina.

The municipality of Piraino contains the frazioni (subdivisions, mainly villages and hamlets) Calanovella, Fiumara, Gliaca, Lacco, Leomandri, Merca, S.Arcangelo, S.Biagio, S.Costantino, S.Ignazio, S.Leonardo, Salinà, and Zappardino.

Piraino borders the following municipalities: Sant'Angelo di Brolo, Brolo, Gioiosa Marea.

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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