San Piero Patti

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San Piero Patti
Comune
Comune di San Piero Patti
San Piero Patti is located in Italy
San Piero Patti
San Piero Patti
Location of San Piero Patti in Italy
Coordinates: 38°3′N 14°58′E / 38.050°N 14.967°E / 38.050; 14.967Coordinates: 38°3′N 14°58′E / 38.050°N 14.967°E / 38.050; 14.967
Country Italy
Region Sicily
Metropolitan city Messina (ME)
Government
 • Mayor Salvatore Vittorio Fiore
Area
 • Total 41.6 km2 (16.1 sq mi)
Elevation 440 m (1,440 ft)
Population (1 January 2015)[1]
 • Total 2,975
 • Density 72/km2 (190/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Sampietrini
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 98068
Dialing code 0941
Website Official website

San Piero Patti (Sicilian: San Pieru Patti) is a comune (municipality) in the Metropolitan City of Messina in the Italian region Sicily, located about 140 kilometres (87 mi) east of Palermo and about 50 kilometres (31 mi) southwest of Messina.

San Piero Patti borders the following municipalities: Patti, Raccuja, Sant'Angelo di Brolo, Librizzi, Montalbano Elicona.

History[edit]

San Piero Patti was conquered and inhabited by the Arabs until the 11th Century, when they were defeated by Roger I of Sicily.[2]

Main sights[edit]

  • Church of Santa Maria - church built in 1566; contains 16th century frescos
  • Convent of Carmelitani Calzati, a convent built in 1566; features a cloister with Renaissance decorations
  • Museo dei Vangeli e del Verbo Umanato, a religious museum containing a collection of vestments, sacred painting and artifacts[3]
  • Mother Church, built in the second half of the 14th century

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