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Castellana Sicula (Palermo Province) is 100 km. from Palermo, alt. 765 m., in the Madonie on the southern face of Monte San Salvatore, area 72.54 sq. km., pop. over 4,100, post-code 90020, tel. 0921, Economy: agriculture (cereals), tourism.

Castellana was created during the 18th century following the fragmentation of a number of large estates. It became an autonomous comune in 1947, when it separated form Petralia Sottana.

Churches (Cefalu Diocese) include the following:
S. Francesco di Paola (Chiesa Madre, 1968)
S. Giuseppe (Calcarelli - suburb of Castellana Sicula)
SS. Crocifisso (Nociazzi - suburb of Castellana Sicula)

Links to other sites about Castellana Sicula include:
Castellana Sicula Photos
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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