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Leni (Messina Province) is 108 km from Messina, alt. 202 m, on the southern coast of Salina (Aeolian Islands), in the dip between the two groups of mountains on the island, area 8.6 sq km, pop. 663, post-code 98050, tel. 090. Economy: agriculture, tourism. See Aeolian Islands.

The village is distributed along a main thoroughfare; there is also a church in popular-style architecture.

Churches (Messina Diocese) include the following:

S. Giuseppe (Chiesa Madre)
S. Gaetano (Rinella - suburb of Leni)
Maria SS. Del Terzito (Val di Chiesa - suburb of Leni)

Families researched in these records include the following:
la Nassa
Santo Spirito

Links to other sites about Leni include:
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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