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Buccheri (Siracusa Province) is 60 km from Siracusa, alt. 820 m, in the central sector of the Hyblaean Mountain, at the source of the River San Leonardo or Lentini, area 57.4 sq km, pop. 2,694, post-code 96010, tel. 0931. Agricultural economy.

The town of ancient foundation, was destroyed by the earthquake in 1693 and rebuilt on the same site.

Churches (Siracusa Diocese) include the following:

S. Ambrogio (Chiesa Madre)
The Chiesa della Maddalena (in the main street is striking because of its18th century facade, historic)
Chiesa di Sant'Antonio (18th century, historic)

Families researched in these records include the following:


Links to other sites about Buccheri 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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