Riposto

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Riposto
Comune di Riposto
Tramonto Riposto.jpg
Coat of arms of Riposto
Coat of arms
Location of Riposto
Riposto is located in Italy
Riposto
Riposto
Location of Riposto in Italy
Riposto is located in Sicily
Riposto
Riposto
Riposto (Sicily)
Coordinates: 37°44′N 15°12′E / 37.733°N 15.200°E / 37.733; 15.200Coordinates: 37°44′N 15°12′E / 37.733°N 15.200°E / 37.733; 15.200
CountryItaly
RegionSicily
Metropolitan cityCatania (CT)
FrazioniAltarello, Archi, Carruba, Praiola, Quartirello, Torre Archirafi
Government
 • MayorEnzo Caragliano
Area
 • Total13.25 km2 (5.12 sq mi)
Elevation
7 m (23 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total14,620
 • Density1,100/km2 (2,900/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Ripostesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
95018
Dialing code095
Patron saintSt. Peter
WebsiteOfficial website

Riposto (Sicilian: Ripostu) is a comune (municipality) in the Metropolitan City of Catania in the Italian region Sicily, located about 170 kilometres (110 mi) east of Palermo and about 25 kilometres (16 mi) northeast of Catania.

History[edit]

During the fascist era Riposto was joined to Giarre under the name of Jonia, but separated again in 1945.

Geography[edit]

The town is located on the Ionian Coast, and borders with the municipalities of Acireale, Giarre and Mascali. Its frazioni are Altarello, Archi, Carruba, Praiola, Quartirello and Torre Archirafi.

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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.

External links[edit]

Media related to Riposto at Wikimedia Commons