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Floresta (Messina Province) is 111 km from Messina, alt. 1,275 m, in the eastern Nebrodi, between Monte Pistone and the Serra di Baratta, area 31.1 sq km, pop. 883, post-code 98030, tel.0941. Agricultural economy, summer and winter tourism.

According to tradition, it was founded in the 17th century by fugitives escaping from Spanish persecution.

Floresta is the highest commune in Sicily.

Churches (Patti Diocese) include the following:
S. Anna (Chiesa Madre)

Links to other sites about Floresta include:
Floresta Photos
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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