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Castrofilippo (Agrigento Province) is 25 km. from Agrigento, alt. 470 m., on the hills of the Iacono torrent, area 17.96 sq. km., pop. over 3500, post-code 92020, tel. 0922. Agricultural economy: grapes, olives.

Founded in 1584 by Stefano Morreale, a master of the Royal Exchequer.

The old part of the town is interesting, with its irregular twisting lanes.

Churches (Agrigento Diocese) include the following:
Santa Maria del Rosario (Chiesa Madre, 13th century)
Maria SS. del Rosario
San Antonio Abate

Links to other sites about Castrofilippo 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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