Priolo Gargallo

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Priolo Gargallo
Comune
Comune di Priolo Gargallo
Priolo-Panorama.JPG
Priolo Gargallo is located in Italy
Priolo Gargallo
Priolo Gargallo
Location of Priolo Gargallo in Italy
Coordinates: 37°10′N 15°11′E / 37.167°N 15.183°E / 37.167; 15.183Coordinates: 37°10′N 15°11′E / 37.167°N 15.183°E / 37.167; 15.183
Country Italy
Region Sicily
Province Syracuse (SR)
Government
 • Mayor Giuseppe Gianni
Area
 • Total 56.92 km2 (21.98 sq mi)
Elevation 30 m (100 ft)
Population (30 November 2017)[1]
 • Total 11,892
 • Density 210/km2 (540/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Priolesi
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code 96010
Dialing code 0931
Website Official website

Priolo Gargallo (Sicilian: Priolu) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Syracuse, Sicily (southern Italy). It is about 190 kilometres (120 mi) southeast of Palermo and about 13 kilometres (8 mi) northwest of Syracuse.

The name Priolo Gargallo comes from the nobleman Marquis Gargallo who owned land in this part of Sicily.

Priolo Gargallo borders the following municipalities: Melilli, Syracuse, Solarino, Sortino.

Economy

References

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

External links

  • Official website


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