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Bompensiere (Caltanissetta Province) is 39 km from Caltanissetta, alt. 282 m, in hill country between the peaks of Marrobio (379 m) and Pizzo (357 m), area 19.7 sq km, pop. 704, post-code 93010, tel. 934. Agricultural economy: cereals, vegetables, peanuts, almonds, grapes and pears.

Founded by Ottavio Lanza e Barresi in 1630. Created an autonomous commune in 1817, part of Montedoro after 1868, and in 1911, again autonomous.

Churches (Caltanissetta Diocese) include the following:
SS. Crocifisso (Chiesa Madre)

Links to other sites about Bompensiere include:
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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