Partinico

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Partinico
Comune
Comune di Partinico
Partinico is located in Italy
Partinico
Partinico
Location of Partinico in Italy
Coordinates: 38°02′42″N 13°07′15″E / 38.04500°N 13.12083°E / 38.04500; 13.12083Coordinates: 38°02′42″N 13°07′15″E / 38.04500°N 13.12083°E / 38.04500; 13.12083
Country Italy
Region Sicily
Province / Metropolitan city Palermo (PA)
Frazioni Parrini
Government
 • Mayor Salvo Lo Biundo
Area
 • Total 110.32 km2 (42.59 sq mi)
Elevation 175 m (574 ft)
Population (December 31, 2004)
 • Total 31,566
 • Density 290/km2 (740/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Partinicesi or Partinicoti
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 90047
Dialing code 091
Patron saint St. Leonard of Noblac
Saint day November 6
Website Official website

Partinico (Sicilian: Partinicu, Ancient Greek: Parthenikòn) is a town and comune in the province of Palermo, Sicily, southern Italy. It is 30 kilometres (19 mi) from Palermo and 71 kilometres (44 mi) from Trapani.

Main sights

  • Church of San Giuseppe, housing 17th-century paintings.
  • Neo-Classicist Chiosco della Musica.
  • Baroque fountain.
  • Real Cantina Borbonica.

Notable people and places

The father of American musician Frank Zappa was born in Partinico. The street Via Zammata' where the Zappa family once lived, was later renamed to Via Frank Zappa. In 2015 Zappa's son Dweezil released an album titled Via Zammata'.[1]

The Italian prime minister Vittorio Emanuele Orlando represented Partinico in the Italian Parliament from 1897 until 1925.

The local, family-run, anti-Mafia television station Telejato is based in the town.

Partinico in the center of the photo with Borgetto in the foreground

References

  1. ^ Marin, Marc; Zappa, Dweezil (10 March 2016). "Dweezil Zappa interview, WTF with Marc Maron, Episode 688". WTF. Retrieved 7 April 2016. 

External links

  • Comune di Partinico (in Italian)


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