Sant'Alessio Siculo

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Sant'Alessio Siculo
Comune di Sant'Alessio Siculo
Sant’Alessio Siculo von Forza d’Agrò.jpg
Coat of arms of Sant'Alessio Siculo
Coat of arms
Location of Sant'Alessio Siculo
Sant'Alessio Siculo is located in Italy
Sant'Alessio Siculo
Sant'Alessio Siculo
Location of Sant'Alessio Siculo in Italy
Sant'Alessio Siculo is located in Sicily
Sant'Alessio Siculo
Sant'Alessio Siculo
Sant'Alessio Siculo (Sicily)
Coordinates: 37°55′N 15°21′E / 37.917°N 15.350°E / 37.917; 15.350Coordinates: 37°55′N 15°21′E / 37.917°N 15.350°E / 37.917; 15.350
Metropolitan cityMessina (ME)
 • MayorNunzio Giovanni Foti
 • Total6.2 km2 (2.4 sq mi)
15 m (49 ft)
 (30 November 2011)[3]
 • Total1,536
 • Density250/km2 (640/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
Dialing code0942
Patron saintMadonna del Carmine
Saint dayJuly 16
WebsiteOfficial website

Sant'Alessio Siculo (Sicilian: Sant'Alessiu Sìculu) is a comune (municipality) in the Metropolitan City of Messina in the Italian region Sicily, located about 180 kilometres (110 mi) east of Palermo and about 35 kilometres (22 mi) southwest of Messina.

Its main attraction is a castle built by the Byzantine emperor Alexios I Comnenos in his war against the Normans and the Arabs, who also held it.

The castle.


  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.