Trecastagni

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Trecastagni
Comune
Comune di Trecastagni
Trecastagni panorama.jpg
Trecastagni is located in Italy
Trecastagni
Trecastagni
Location of Trecastagni in Italy
Coordinates: 37°37′N 15°5′E / 37.617°N 15.083°E / 37.617; 15.083Coordinates: 37°37′N 15°5′E / 37.617°N 15.083°E / 37.617; 15.083
Country Italy
Region Sicily
Province Province of Catania (CT)
Area
 • Total 19.0 km2 (7.3 sq mi)
Elevation 586 m (1,923 ft)
Population (2008)
 • Total 10.068
 • Density 0.53/km2 (1.4/sq mi)
Demonym Trecastagnesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 95039
Dialing code 095
Saint day Saint Nicholas 6 December & Alphius, Philadelphus and Cyrinus 10 May
Website Official website

Trecastagni (Sicilian: Triccastagni) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Catania in the Italian region Sicily, located about 160 km southeast of Palermo and about 11 km north of Catania. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 8,936 and an area of 19.0 km².[1]

Trecastagni borders the following municipalities: Pedara, San Giovanni la Punta, Viagrande, Zafferana Etnea.

Its patron is Saint Nicholas and compatron are SS. MM. Alphius, Philadelphus and Cyrinus the feast day on 6 December (Saint Nicholas) and 10 May (S.Alphio ) with much festivity and celebration.

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References[edit]

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

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