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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
S. Giuseppe
Santuario della Madonna di Custonaci (a place of worship as long ago as the 14th century, historic)

Links to other sites about Custonaci include:
Sicilian Net
Sicily Web
Italian Wikipedia
Italian Towns
Italian Postal Codes

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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