Resuttano

Resuttano (Sicilian: Rastanu) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Caltanissetta in the Italian region of Sicily, located about 80 kilometres (50 mi) southeast of Palermo and about 20 kilometres (12 mi) north of Caltanissetta. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 2,370 and an area of 38.2 square kilometres (14.7 sq mi).[3]

Resuttano
Comune di Resuttano
Location of Resuttano
Resuttano
Location of Resuttano in Italy
Resuttano
Resuttano (Sicily)
Coordinates: 37°41′N 14°2′E
CountryItaly
RegionSicily
ProvinceProvince of Caltanissetta (CL)
Area
  Total38.2 km2 (14.7 sq mi)
Elevation
600 m (2,000 ft)
Population
 (Dec. 2004)[2]
  Total2,370
  Density62/km2 (160/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Resuttanesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
93010
Dialing code0934
WebsiteOfficial website

Resuttano borders the following municipalities: Alimena, Blufi, Bompietro, Petralia Sottana, Santa Caterina Villarmosa.

History

In 1337 Federico II d'Aragona (12721337), king of Sicily, stopped at Resuttano Castle to dictate his will there and caused the War of the Four Vicars between the Chiaramonte faction and the Ventimiglia faction.[4]

Demographic evolution

References

  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: Italian statistical institute Istat.
  4. http://www.gentracer.com/resuttano.html Accessed 2014-2-3


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