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Montallegro (Agrigento Province) is 34 km. from Agrigento, alt. 100 m., on the slopes of the River Platani, area 27.3 sq. km., pop. over 3500, post-code 92010, tel. 0922. Economy: agriculture, stock-breeding, poultry farming, small food and wine industry.

The original town was on the Cicaldo Hill, northwest of the present site. This was gradually abandoned after the foundation of the new town in 1574, which developed under the Gioeni family in the two following centuries.

Churches (Agrigento Diocese) include the following:
San Leonardo (Chiesa Madre)

Links to other sites about Montallegro 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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