Mascali

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Mascali
Comune
Comune di Mascali
Panorama Mascali.jpg
Coat of arms of Mascali
Coat of arms
Mascali is located in Italy
Mascali
Mascali
Location of Mascali in Italy
Coordinates: 37°45′N 15°12′E / 37.750°N 15.200°E / 37.750; 15.200Coordinates: 37°45′N 15°12′E / 37.750°N 15.200°E / 37.750; 15.200
Country Italy
Region Sicily
Province / Metropolitan city Catania (CT)
Frazioni Carrabba, Fondachello, Montargano, Nunziata, Portosalvo, Puntalazzo, Santa Venera, Sant’Anna, Sant'Antonino, Tagliaborse
Government
 • Mayor Filippo Monforte
Area
 • Total 37.7 km2 (14.6 sq mi)
Elevation 18 m (59 ft)
Population (July 2006)[1]
 • Total 12,498
 • Density 330/km2 (860/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Mascalesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 95016, 95010
Dialing code 095
Patron saint St. Leonard of Noblac
Saint day 6 November
Website Official website
The old city of Mascali destroyed by lava flow in 1928.

Mascali (Sicilian: Màscali) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Catania in the Italian region Sicily, located about 170 kilometres (110 mi) east of Palermo and about 30 kilometres (19 mi) northeast of Catania.

The town of Mascali was entirely rebuilt after its almost complete destruction by lava from the nearby Etna in 1928.

References

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

External links

  • Official website
  • Mascali News, Reports, History



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