Villafranca Sicula

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Villafranca Sicula
Comune
Comune di Villafranca Sicula
Villafranca Sicula is located in Italy
Villafranca Sicula
Villafranca Sicula
Location of Villafranca Sicula in Italy
Coordinates: 37°35′N 13°17′E / 37.583°N 13.283°E / 37.583; 13.283Coordinates: 37°35′N 13°17′E / 37.583°N 13.283°E / 37.583; 13.283
Country Italy
Region Sicily
Province / Metropolitan city Province of Agrigento (AG)
Area
 • Total 17.7 km2 (6.8 sq mi)
Elevation 326 m (1,070 ft)
Population (Dec. 2004)
 • Total 1,496
 • Density 85/km2 (220/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Villafranchesi (o villafrancoti)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 92020
Dialing code 0925

Villafranca Sicula is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Agrigento in the Italian region Sicily, located about 60 kilometres (37 mi) south of Palermo and about 40 kilometres (25 mi) northwest of Agrigento. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 1,496 and an area of 17.7 square kilometres (6.8 sq mi).[1]

Villafranca Sicula borders the following municipalities: Burgio, Calamonaci, Caltabellotta, Lucca Sicula.

The Roman Catholic cardinal Salvatore Pappalardo (September 23, 1918 Villafranca Sicula - Dec 10, 2006 Palermo), archbishop emeritus of Palermo, is a well-known native of Villafranca Sicula.

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References[edit]

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