Mazzarino, Sicily

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Mazzarino
Comune
Comune di Mazzarino
'U Cannuni castle.
'U Cannuni castle.
Mazzarino is located in Italy
Mazzarino
Mazzarino
Location of Mazzarino in Italy
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Country Italy
Region Sicily
Province / Metropolitan city Caltanissetta (CL)
Government
 • Mayor Vincenzo D'asaro
Area
 • Total 293 km2 (113 sq mi)
Elevation 553 m (1,814 ft)
Population (31 December 2004)[1]
 • Total 12,382
 • Density 42/km2 (110/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Mazzarinesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 93013
Dialing code 0934
Website Official website

Mazzarino (Sicilian: Mazzarinu) is a city and comune in the province of Caltanissetta in the region of Sicily, Italy.

The city emerged in the second half of the 13th century. In 1507, the lords of the manor received the title Count of Mazzarini.

It is home to two castles.

In the 1950s, the local friary was the stage for the highly debated Mazzarino Friars case.

Sister City

Sources

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