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Campofiorito (Palermo Province) is 70 km. from Palermo, alt. 666 m., on the western slopes of Pizzo Cangialoso, on the Calvario hill, in the basin of the River Belice, area 21.3 sq. km., pop. over 1500, post-code 90030, tel. 091. Economy: agriculture, animal farming.

Founded in the fief of the Batticani by Stefano Riggio, first Prince of Campofiorito, in about 1660. The Branciforte family replaced the Riggios in the early 19th century.

Churches (Monreale Diocese) include the following:
San Giuseppe e San Stefano (Chiesa Madre; 19th and 17th century, respectively)

Families researched in these records include the following:

Links to other sites about Campofiorito 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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