Realmonte

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Realmonte
Comune di Realmonte
The so-called Scala dei Turchi.
The so-called Scala dei Turchi.
Coat of arms of Realmonte
Coat of arms
Location of Realmonte
Realmonte is located in Italy
Realmonte
Realmonte
Location of Realmonte in Italy
Realmonte is located in Sicily
Realmonte
Realmonte
Realmonte (Sicily)
Coordinates: 37°19′N 13°28′E / 37.317°N 13.467°E / 37.317; 13.467
CountryItaly
RegionSicily
ProvinceAgrigento (AG)
Government
 • MayorCalogero Giuseppe Zicari
Area
 • Total20.37 km2 (7.86 sq mi)
Elevation
144 m (472 ft)
Population
(31 December 2010[1])
 • Total4,583
 • Density220/km2 (580/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Realmontesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
92010
Dialing code0922
WebsiteOfficial website

Realmonte (Sicilian: Muntiriali) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Agrigento in the Italian region Sicily, located about 90 kilometres (56 mi) south of Palermo and about 10 kilometres (6 mi) west of Agrigento.

Realmonte borders the following municipalities: Agrigento, Porto Empedocle, Siculiana.

A tourist attraction in the town is the Scala dei Turchi.

History[edit]

It is not known when the municipality was founded, but its origins probably go back to the second half of the 17th century.

Twin towns[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Data from Istat