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Alcara li Fusi (Messina Province) is 132 km from Messina, alt. 400 m, in the Nebrodi, on the southern face of the rocky spur known as Traora, on the right of the River Rosmarino, area 62.4 sq km, pop. 3,057, post-code 98070, tel. 0941. Agricultural Economy: citrus fruits, cereals, fruit, vegetables, olives, charcoal.

Possibly Arabic in origin, given in 1090 by Count Roger to the Diocese of Messina.

Of interest: Turio Castle, possibly 11th century

Churches (Patti Diocese) include the following:

Maria SS Assunta (Chiesa Madre)

Families researched in these records include the following:

Links to other sites about Alcara di Fusi include:
Italian Wikipedia
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