Santa Flavia

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Santa Flavia
Comune di Santa Flavia
Panorama of Santa Flavia
Panorama of Santa Flavia
Coat of arms of Santa Flavia
Coat of arms
Location of Santa Flavia
Santa Flavia is located in Italy
Santa Flavia
Santa Flavia
Location of Santa Flavia in Italy
Santa Flavia is located in Sicily
Santa Flavia
Santa Flavia
Santa Flavia (Sicily)
Coordinates: 38°5′N 13°32′E / 38.083°N 13.533°E / 38.083; 13.533
CountryItaly
RegionSicily
Metropolitan cityPalermo (PA)
FrazioniPorticello, Sant'Elia, Solanto
Government
 • MayorAntonio Napoli
Area
 • Total14.6 km2 (5.6 sq mi)
Elevation
55 m (180 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total11,212
 • Density770/km2 (2,000/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Flavesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
90017
Dialing code091
ISTAT code082067
Patron saintSt. Anne
Saint day26 July
WebsiteOfficial website

Santa Flavia (known as Solunto until 1880) is a town in the Metropolitan City of Palermo, Sicily, southern Italy.

Overview[edit]

The town is situated between the Gulf of Palermo and the town and hot springs known as Termini Imerese, on the Tyrrhenian Sea, 15 kilometres (9 mi) east of Palermo. Inside the town are the remains of the ancient city of Soluntum.

The main agricultural product of Santa Flavia is the grapefruit. Additionally, the town, due to its location on the coast is known for its different types of fresh fish. The town caters to tourism, specifically its many seaside resorts.

Twin towns[edit]

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 from the Italian statistical institute (Istat)