Partinico

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Partinico
Comune
Comune di Partinico
Partinico is located in Italy
Partinico
Partinico
Location of Partinico in Italy
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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

The paternal side of musician Frank Zappa's family came from the town. The Italian prime minister Orlando represented Partinico in the Italian Parliament from 1897 until 1925.

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

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

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