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Comune di Spadafora
St. Joseph Church
St. Joseph Church
Spadafora is located in Italy
Location of Spadafora in Italy
Coordinates: 38°14′N 15°23′E / 38.233°N 15.383°E / 38.233; 15.383Coordinates: 38°14′N 15°23′E / 38.233°N 15.383°E / 38.233; 15.383
Country Italy
Region Sicily
Province / Metropolitan city Province of Messina (ME)
Frazioni San Martino, Grangiara
 • Total 10.3 km2 (4.0 sq mi)
Elevation 6 m (20 ft)
Population (Dec. 2004)
 • Total 5,322
 • Density 520/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Spadaforesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 98048
Dialing code 090
Patron saint Saint Joseph
Saint day 19 March
Website Official website

Spadafora (Sicilian: Spatafora) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Messina in the Italian region Sicily, located about 180 kilometres (110 mi) east of Palermo and about 15 kilometres (9 mi) northwest of Messina. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 5,322 and an area of 10.3 square kilometres (4.0 sq mi).[1]

The municipality of Spadafora contains the frazioni (subdivisions, mainly villages and hamlets) San Martino and Grangiara.

Spadafora borders the following municipalities: Roccavaldina, Rometta, Venetico.

Demographic evolution[edit]

The castle (15th century)


  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.

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