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Comune di Torregrotta
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Torregrotta is located in Italy
Location of Torregrotta in Italy
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Country Italy
Region Sicily
Province / Metropolitan city Province of Messina (ME)
 • Total 4.22 km2 (1.63 sq mi)
Elevation 44 m (144 ft)
Population (August 2012)[1]
 • Total 7,473
 • Density 1,800/km2 (4,600/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Torresi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 98040
Dialing code 090
Patron saint Saint Paulinus of Nola
Saint day June 22nd

Torregrotta (Sicilian: Turri) is a small town and municipality (comune) in the Province of Messina in the Italian region Sicily, located about 170 kilometres (110 mi) east of Palermo and about 30 kilometres (19 mi) west of Messina. As of 31 August 2012, it had a population[1] of 7,473 and an area of 4.22 square kilometres (1.63 sq mi).

Torregrotta borders the following municipalities: Monforte San Giorgio, Roccavaldina, Valdina.

Demographic evolution


Torregrotta is served by the Torregrotta railway station which has regular connections to Palermo, Messina and to the main towns of the northern coast of Sicily. Services are provided by Trenitalia.


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