Priolo Gargallo

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Priolo Gargallo
Comune
Comune di Priolo Gargallo
Priolo-Panorama.JPG
Priolo Gargallo is located in Italy
Priolo Gargallo
Priolo Gargallo
Location of Priolo Gargallo in Italy
Coordinates: 37°10′N 15°11′E / 37.167°N 15.183°E / 37.167; 15.183Coordinates: 37°10′N 15°11′E / 37.167°N 15.183°E / 37.167; 15.183
CountryItaly
RegionSicily
ProvinceSyracuse (SR)
Government
 • MayorGiuseppe Gianni
Area
 • Total56.92 km2 (21.98 sq mi)
Elevation30 m (100 ft)
Population (30 November 2017)[1]
 • Total11,892
 • Density210/km2 (540/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Priolesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code96010
Dialing code0931
WebsiteOfficial website

Priolo Gargallo (Sicilian: Priolu) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Syracuse, Sicily (southern Italy). It is about 190 kilometres (120 mi) southeast of Palermo and about 13 kilometres (8 mi) northwest of Syracuse.

The name Priolo Gargallo comes from the nobleman Marquis Gargallo who owned land in this part of Sicily.

Priolo Gargallo borders the following municipalities: Melilli, Syracuse, Solarino, Sortino.

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

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