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Sicily Region

Provinces of Sicily Region
AgrigentoCaltanissettaCatania
EnnaMessinaPalermo
RagusaSiracusaTrapani
General Information
CapitalPalermo
ZoneInsular Italy
Number of Municipalities390
Number of Provinces9
Sicily Photo
From Teatro Massimo in Palermo to Messina Dome
Population
Total5,074,261
Males2,466,730
Females2,607,531
Useful Information
Population Namesiciliani
Useful Link
Map of Sicily
Official Site
Towns Twinning
Coat of Arms
Codes
Istat Code19
AbbreviationSIC
ISO 3166-2IT-82
NUTSITG1
Surface
Kmq25,703
Mountain24.4%
Hill61.4%
Plain14.2%
Etymology (name origin)
The name originates from the Greek Sikelia, land of Sikeloi; Sicilians were the autochthonous Italic tribe that was swept by the Greek and Roman migrations.
Geography
Sicily is the largest island in the Mediterranean Sea. The island is adjacent to Calabria to the north via the Strait of Messina. The territory has many mountains rage such Sicani, Iblei, Eeri, Peloritani and Nebrodi. Volcanic activities are relevant: Mount Etna, with a height of 3,320 m., is the tallest active volcano in Europe. The Aeolian Islands, the main Sicilian archipelago, have one active volcano and three dormant volcanoes.
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