Resuttano

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Resuttano
Comune
Comune di Resuttano
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Resuttano is located in Italy
Resuttano
Resuttano
Location of Resuttano in Italy
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Country Italy
Region Sicily
Province / Metropolitan city Province of Caltanissetta (CL)
Area
 • Total 38.2 km2 (14.7 sq mi)
Elevation 600 m (2,000 ft)
Population (Dec. 2004)
 • Total 2,370
 • Density 62/km2 (160/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Resuttanesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 93010
Dialing code 0934
Website Official website

Resuttano (Sicilian: Rastanu) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Caltanissetta in the Italian region Sicily, located about 80 kilometres (50 mi) southeast of Palermo and about 20 kilometres (12 mi) north of Caltanissetta. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 2,370 and an area of 38.2 square kilometres (14.7 sq mi).[1]

Resuttano borders the following municipalities: Alimena, Blufi, Bompietro, Petralia Sottana, Santa Caterina Villarmosa.

History

In 1337 Federico II d'Aragona (1272–1337) king of Sicily stopped at Resttano Castle to dictate his will there and causing the war of the four vicars between the Chiaramonte faction and the Ventimiglia faction.[2]

Demographic evolution

References

  1. All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
  2. http://www.gentracer.com/resuttano.html Accessed 2014-2-3

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