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Custonaci (Trapani Province) is 20 km from Trapani, alt. 186 m, a short distance from the coast of the Gulf of Bonagia, on the slopes of Monte Cofano, area 69.6 sq km, pop. 4,665, post-code 91015, tel. 0923. Economy: Agriculture, marble quarrying and working.
It developed at the end of the 18th century, following initiatives by the Bourbons to populate the area with the granting of rights to un-cultivated land.
Also: Cornino - Bathing resort, in the territory of Custonaci, 19 km from Trapani, beneath Monte Cofano.
Churches (Trapani Diocese) include the following:
Maria SS. di Custonaci (Chiesa Madre)
Maria SS. del Suffragio
Santuario della Madonna di Custonaci (a place of worship as long ago as the 14th century, historic)
Links to other sites about Custonaci include:
Italian Postal Codes
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© Kathy Kirkpatrick 2002-2008
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