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Pace del Mela

Pace del Mela is a comune in the Province of Messina in the Italian region Sicily, located about 170 kilometres east of Palermo and about 20 kilometres west of Messina. Pace del Mela borders the following municipalities: Condro, Gualtieri Sicamin ...

                                               

Paceco

Paceco is a town and comune in Western Sicily, Italy, administratively part of the province of Trapani, located nearby the Trapani city area, a distance of 5 kilometres. Paceco is a small rural centre: among its agricultural products there are me ...

                                               

Pagliara

Pagliara is a comune in the Metropolitan City of Messina in the Italian region Sicily, located about 180 kilometres east of Palermo and about 25 kilometres southwest of Messina. Pagliara borders the following municipalities: Furci Siculo, Mandani ...

                                               

Palagonia

Palagonia is a comune in the Metropolitan City of Catania in the Italian region Sicily, located about 150 kilometres southeast of Palermo and about 35 kilometres southwest of Catania. Palagonia borders the following municipalities: Lentini, Milit ...

                                               

Palazzo Adriano

Palazzo Adriano (IPA, Pallaci in arberesh, U Palàzzu in sicilian is a town and comune of Arberesh origin in the Metropolitan City of Palermo, Sicily, southern Italy. Located in the heart of Sicania on the northern slopes of Monte delle Rose, almo ...

                                               

Palma di Montechiaro

Palma di Montechiaro is a town and comune in the province of Agrigento, Sicily, southern Italy. Formerly known as Palma, in 1863, Montechiaro was added to the name, in honour of the Chiaramonte family whose stronghold is close to the town.

                                               

Pantelleria Airport

Pantelleria Airport is a regional airport on the Italian island of Pantelleria. It is located 5 km from the town centre and features both regular and charter flights from and to Sicily and mainland Italy.

                                               

Partinico

Partinico is a town and comune in the Metropolitan City of Palermo, Sicily, southern Italy. It is 30 kilometres from Palermo and 71 kilometres from Trapani.

                                               

Pedara

Pedara is a comune in the Metropolitan City of Catania in the Italian region Sicily, located about 224 kilometres southeast of Palermo and about 11 kilometres north of Catania. Pedara borders Mascalucia, Nicolosi, San Giovanni la Punta, Trecastag ...

                                               

Pelagie Islands

The Pelagie Islands, from the Greek πέλαγος, pelagos meaning "open sea", are the three small islands of Lampedusa, Linosa, and Lampione, located in the Mediterranean Sea between Malta and Tunisia, south of Sicily. To the northwest lie the island ...

                                               

Peloritani

The Peloritani are a mountain range of north-eastern Sicily, in southern Italy, extending for some 65 km from Capo Peloro to the Nebrodi Mountains. On the north and east they are bordered by the Tyrrhenian and Ionian Seas respectively, and on the ...

                                               

Pergusa Lake

Lake Pergusa is a lake in Sicily, set between a group of mountains in the Erean Mountains chain near Pergusa, 5 km from Enna, Italy. It is a vital stop in the migratory trajectory of a great number of birds. In addition to birds, which are by far ...

                                               

Petralia Soprana

Petralia Soprana is a comune in the Metropolitan City of Palermo in the Italian region Sicily, located about 70 kilometres southeast of Palermo. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 3.630 and an area of 56.8 square kilometres. The munic ...

                                               

Petralia Sottana

Petralia Sottana is a town and comune in the Metropolitan City of Palermo, in the island of Sicily, southern Italy. The main characters in Emanuele Crialeses 2006 film of Sicilian immigration to America, Nuovomondo, come from the town of Petralia.

                                               

Pettineo

Pettineo is a comune in the Metropolitan City of Messina in the Italian region Sicily, located about 80 kilometres east of Palermo and about 110 kilometres west of Messina. Pettineo is a beautifully restored medieval city, situated on a hilltop w ...

                                               

Lago di Piana degli Albanesi

The Lago di Piana degli Albanesi is an artificial lake in Piana degli Albanesi, in the Province of Palermo, Sicily, Italy. The lake was made to produce electricity. It was built from 1920 to 1923 by hand. The output water jump 475 m lower until t ...

                                               

Piano dellAcqua

Piano dellAcqua is a southern Italian village and hamlet of Chiaramonte Gulfi, a municipality in the Province of Ragusa, Sicily. In 2011 it had a population of 3.172.

                                               

Piazza Armerina

Piazza Armerina is a comune in the province of Enna of the autonomous island region of Sicily, southern Italy.

                                               

Piedimonte Etneo

Piedimonte Etneo is a comune in the Metropolitan City of Catania in the Italian region Sicily, located about 160 kilometres east of Palermo and about 35 kilometres northeast of Catania. Piedimonte Etneo borders the following municipalities: Calat ...

                                               

Pietraperzia

Elvira Mancuso, 20th century writer who was born in and died in Petrapirzia Vincenzo Aurelio Guarnaccia was an Italian poet and translator.

                                               

Piraino

Piraino is a comune in the Metropolitan City of Messina in the Italian region Sicily, located about 130 kilometres east of Palermo and about 60 kilometres west of Messina. The municipality of Piraino contains the frazioni subdivisions, mainly vil ...

                                               

Polizzi Generosa

Polizzi Generosa is a town and comune in the Metropolitan City of Palermo on the island of Sicily, southern Italy. The town sits in the hills at 917 metres above sea level.

                                               

Pollina

Pollina is a comune in the Metropolitan City of Palermo in the Italian region Sicily, located about 70 kilometres east of Palermo. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 3.102 and an area of 49.9 square kilometres. Pollina probably occupi ...

                                               

Porto Empedocle

Porto Empedocle is a town and comune in Italy on the coast of the Strait of Sicily, administratively part of the province of Agrigento. It is the namesake of Empedocles, a Greek pre-Socratic philosopher and a citizen of the city of Agrigentum, in ...

                                               

Pozzallo

Pozzallo is a town and comune in the province of Ragusa, Sicily, southern Italy. As of March 2020, two beaches in Pozzallo hold a Blue Flag award, presented by the FEE. This is an award given to beaches which meet strict criteria dealing with wat ...

                                               

Pozzillo Lake

Pozzillo Lake is a lake in the Province of Enna, Sicily, southern Italy. Located in the Erean Mountains chain, it is the largest artificial basin in the island. The lake is located mostly in the comune of Regalbuto, but also partially in Agira. T ...

                                               

Priolo Gargallo

Priolo Gargallo is a comune in the Province of Syracuse, Sicily. It is about 190 kilometres southeast of Palermo and about 13 kilometres northwest of Syracuse. The name Priolo Gargallo comes from the nobleman Marquis Gargallo who owned land in th ...

                                               

Prizzi

Prizzi is a town and comune of 5.711 inhabitants in the Italian Metropolitan City of Palermo, on the island of Sicily. It is located 84 km south of the city of Palermo at an altitude of 1045 m above sea level on a hill in the upper valley of the ...

                                               

Racalmuto

Racalmuto is a comune in the Province of Agrigento in the Italian Autonomous Region of Sicily, located about 90 kilometres southeast of Palermo and about 15 kilometres northeast of Agrigento. Racalmuto is the setting of Angelo F. Coniglios histor ...

                                               

Raccuja

Raccuja is a comune in the Metropolitan City of Messina in the Italian region Sicily, located about 140 kilometres east of Palermo and about 60 kilometres west of Messina. Raccuja borders the following municipalities: San Piero Patti, SantAngelo ...

                                               

Raddusa

Raddusa is a comune in the Province of Catania in the Italian region of Sicily, located about 130 kilometres southeast of Palermo and about 45 kilometres west of Catania near the lake Ogliastro. Raddusa borders the following municipalities: Aidon ...

                                               

Ragalna

Ragalna is a comune in the Metropolitan City of Catania in the Italian region Sicily, located about 150 kilometres southeast of Palermo and about 20 kilometres northwest of Catania. Points of interest include the Giardino Botanico "Nuova Gussonea ...

                                               

Ramacca

Ramacca is a comune in a mountainous area in the Metropolitan City of Catania in the Italian region of Sicily, located about 140 kilometres southeast of Palermo and about 35 kilometres southwest of Catania. It lies west of the Plain of Catania. R ...

                                               

Ravanusa

Ravanusa is a comune in the Province of Agrigento in the Italian region Sicily, located about 110 kilometres southeast of Palermo and about 35 kilometres east of Agrigento. Ravanusa is near the Mount Saraceno site, an ancient Greek settlement tho ...

                                               

Realmonte

Realmonte is a comune in the Province of Agrigento in the Italian region Sicily, located about 90 kilometres south of Palermo and about 10 kilometres west of Agrigento. Realmonte borders the following municipalities: Agrigento, Porto Empedocle, S ...

                                               

Regalbuto

Regalbuto is a comune in the province of Enna, Sicily, southern Italy. There is an annual cattle fair held in the month of August.

                                               

Reitano

Reitano is a comune in the Metropolitan City of Messina in the Italian region of Sicily, about 90 kilometres east of Palermo and about 110 kilometres west of Messina. Reitano borders the following municipalities: Mistretta, Motta dAffermo, Pettin ...

                                               

Resuttano

Resuttano is a comune in the Province of Caltanissetta in the Italian region of Sicily, located about 80 kilometres southeast of Palermo and about 20 kilometres north of Caltanissetta. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 2.370 and an a ...

                                               

Riposto

Riposto is a comune in the Metropolitan City of Catania in the Italian region Sicily, located about 170 kilometres east of Palermo and about 25 kilometres northeast of Catania.

                                               

Rocca Busambra

The mount has the appearance of a flat, isolated ridge, with the Bosco della Ficuzza wood occupying its slopes. It is located between the territories of Godrano and Monreale, and above the village of Ficuzza, an enclave of Corleone. The territory ...

                                               

Roccafiorita

Roccafiorita is a comune in the Province of Messina in the Italian region Sicily, located about 170 kilometres east of Palermo and about 35 kilometres southwest of Messina.

                                               

Roccalumera

Roccalumera is a comune in the Metropolitan City of Messina in the Italian region Sicily, located about 180 kilometres east of Palermo and about 25 kilometres southwest of Messina. Roccalumera borders the following municipalities: Fiumedinisi, Fu ...

                                               

Roccamena

Roccamena is a comune in the Metropolitan City of Palermo in the Italian region Sicily, located about 35 kilometres southwest of Palermo. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 1.669 and an area of 33.3 square kilometres. Roccamena border ...

                                               

Roccapalumba

Roccapalumba is a comune in the Metropolitan City of Palermo in the Italian region Sicily, located about 60 kilometres southeast of Palermo. Roccapalumba borders the following municipalities: Alia, Caccamo, Castronovo di Sicilia, Lercara Friddi, ...

                                               

Roccavaldina

Roccavaldina is a comune in the Metropolitan City of Messina in the Italian region Sicily, located about 180 kilometres east of Palermo and about 15 kilometres west of Messina. Roccavaldina borders the following municipalities: Monforte San Giorg ...

                                               

Roccella Valdemone

Roccella Valdemone is a comune in the Metropolitan City of Messina in the Italian region Sicily, located about 150 kilometres east of Palermo and about 50 kilometres southwest of Messina. Roccella Valdemone borders the following municipalities: C ...

                                               

Rodì Milici

Rodì Milici is an Italian comune in the Metropolitan City of Messina in Sicily. The comune is located about 160 kilometres east of Palermo and about 35 kilometres west of Messina. Rodì Milici borders the following municipalities: Antillo, Castror ...

                                               

Rometta

Rometta is a comune in the Metropolitan City of Messina in the Italian region Sicily, located about 180 kilometres east of Palermo and about 12 kilometres west of Messina. Rometta borders the following municipalities: Messina, Monforte San Giorgi ...

                                               

Monte delle Rose

The Monte delle Rose is located at the boundary with Sosio Valley Natural Reserve. Historically, it was mentioned by Aristotle and Pliny the Elder and was famous for its herbs, studied by numerous botanists.

                                               

Rosolini

Rosolini is a comune in the Province of Syracuse, Sicily, southern Italy. It is about 200 kilometres southeast of Palermo and about 40 kilometres southwest of Syracuse. Rosolini was a town in feudal times, and was a settlement in the late Imperia ...