Santa Venerina

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Santa Venerina
Comune di Santa Venerina
Village San Michele in Santa Venerina
Village San Michele in Santa Venerina
Santa Venerina is located in Italy
Santa Venerina
Santa Venerina
Location of Santa Venerina in Italy
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Country Italy
Region Sicily
Province / Metropolitan city Province of Catania (CT)
Frazioni Cosentini, Dagala del Re, Linera, Maria Vergine, Monacella
 • Mayor Salvatore Greco
 • Total 18.8 km2 (7.3 sq mi)
Elevation 337 m (1,106 ft)
Population (Dec. 2010)
 • Total 8,405
 • Density 450/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Santavenerinesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 95010
Dialing code 095
Patron saint Saint Venera
Saint day Sunday after 26 of July
Website Official website

Santa Venerina (Sicilian: Santa Vinirina) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Catania in the Italian region Sicily, located about 160 kilometres (99 mi) southeast of Palermo and about 20 kilometres (12 mi) northeast of Catania. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 8,148 and an area of 18.8 square kilometres (7.3 sq mi).[1]

Santa Venerina borders the following municipalities: Acireale, Giarre, Zafferana Etnea.

Demographic evolution


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