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Alimena (Palermo Province) is 100 km. from Palermo, alt. 740 m., in the southwestern Madonie, between the Rivers Salso and Imera Meridionale, area 59.4 sq. km., pop. over 2900, post-code 90020, tel. 0921. The economy is agricultural.

The original nucleus of the town was built in 1603 by Don Pietro Alimena, a native of Cosenza. The town grew under Don Antonio Alimena from 1628.

Churches (Cefalu Diocese) include the following:
Santa Maria Maddalena (Chiesa Madre)

Links to other sites about Alimena include:
Palermo Province
Italian Wikipedia
Italian Towns
Italian Postal Codes
Sicily Web
Sicilian Net

My latest book on CD is titled Sicily - A Reference for Researchers and is now available. With a file for each town (plus many other files), it relates the history of Sicily as reflected in the photos, records and festivals of its towns. It contains over 2500 text and photo files and can be ordered at CD order.

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