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Ferla (Siracusa Province) is 52 km from Siracusa, 556 m, in the Hyblaean Mountains, on the eastern slopes of Monte Lauro, area 24.8 sq km, pop. 3,003, post-code 96010, tel. 0931. Agricultural economy.

This little town was rebuilt after the earthquake in 1693 a little to the north of its original medieval site.

Churches (Siracusa Diocese) include the following:

San Giacomo Apostolo (Chiesa Madre, rebuilt in the 18th century)
Chiesa del Carmine (historic)
Chiesa di Sant'Antonio (historic)
San Sabastiano (15th century, historic)

Families researched in these records include the following:


Links to other sites about Ferla 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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