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Borgetto (Palermo Province) is a town 26 km. from Palermo, alt. 290 m, on the edge of the Plain of Partinico, on the northwestern slopes of Monte Granara, area 25.9 sq. km. Its population is just over 6100, post-code 90042, tel. 091. Agricultural economy.

A feudal center, after 1410 it belonged to the Benedictine Monastery of Santa Maria delle Ciambre, now in ruins.

Of interest is the Sanctuary of Romitello on Monte Granara (718 m.).

Churches (Monreale Diocese) include the following:
Santa Maria Maddelena (Chiesa Madre)
Maria SS Addolorata
San Antonio di Padova
SS. Crocifisso
Maria SS Addolorata (Romitello - suburb of Borgetto)

Families researched in these records include the following:

Links to other sites about Borgetto 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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