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Campofranco (Caltanissetta Province) is 58 km from Caltanissetta, alt 350 m, south of Rocca Barone near the confluence of the rivers Platani and Gallo d'Oro, area 36.06 sq km, pop. 4,106, post-code 93010, tel. 0934. Economy: agriculture (wheat, citrus fruit); minor industries (chalk quarries, bitumen, cement).

Founded in 1573 by Giovanni del Campo, it became an autonomous commune in 1812.

Of interest: Cappella di Santa Maria dell'Itria (1573), belonging to the Baronial Palace.

Churches (Caltanissetta Diocese) include the following:
S. Giovanni Evangelista (Chiesa Madre; 16th century)

Links to other sites about Campofranco 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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