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Ficarazzi (Palermo Province) is 10 km. from Palermo, alt. 23 m., in the eastern sector of the Conca d'Oro, area 3.6 sq. km. Its population is just over 8400, post-code 90010, tel. 091. Agricultural economy, especially citrus fruit.

It was founded in 1458 by Pietro Speciale, although the area had been inhabited since pre-Roman times.

Of interest is the castle, built in the 15th century by Pietro Speciale and transformed into a villa in the 18th century.

Churches (Palermo Diocese) include the following:
S. Atanasio (Chiesa Madre)
S. Girolamo Dottore

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

My latest book on CD is titled Sicily, Part 1 and Part 2 is now available on 2 CDs. 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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