Mazzarino, Sicily

Mazzarino (Sicilian: Mazzarinu) is a city and comune in the province of Caltanissetta in the region of Sicily, Italy.

Mazzarino
Comune di Mazzarino
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Coat of arms
Location of Mazzarino
Mazzarino
Location of Mazzarino in Italy
Mazzarino
Mazzarino (Sicily)
Coordinates: 37°18′N 14°12′E
CountryItaly
RegionSicily
ProvinceCaltanissetta (CL)
Government
  MayorVincenzo Marino
Area
  Total293 km2 (113 sq mi)
Elevation
553 m (1,814 ft)
Population
 (31 October 2017)[2]
  Total11,900
  Density41/km2 (110/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Mazzarinesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
93013
Dialing code0934
WebsiteOfficial website

The city emerged in the second half of the 13th century. In 1507, the lords of the manor received the title Count of Mazzarini.

It is home to two castles.

In the 1950s, the local friary was the stage for the highly debated Mazzarino Friars case.

Twin towns

Sources

  1. "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.




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