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Mirto (Messina Province) is 120 km from Messina, alt. 428 m, in the northern Nebrodi, on the spur east of the Serria di Favara, are 9.4 sq km, pop. 1,233, post-code 98070, tel. 0941. Economy: agriculture (traditional crops and animal farming), marble quarrying.

Possibly of medieval origin, Mirto is recorded in the 14th century as being part of the Bishop's see. For some centuries it was a feud of the Filangeris, who in 1643 obtained the title of Princes.

Churches (Patti Diocese) include the following:

Maria SS. Assunta (Chiesa Madre)
Chiesa del Crocifisso (historic)
Chiesa di Santa Maria del Gesu (historic)

Links to other sites about Mirto 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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