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Montedoro (Caltanissetta Province) is 33 km from Caltanissetta, alt. 450 m, in the hills between the Rivers Platani and Salso, on the southwest slopes of Monte Ottavio, on the left bank of the River Gallo d'Oro, area 14.14 sq km, pop. 1,989, post-code 93010, tel. 0934. Agricultural economy: wheat, grapes.

Founded in 1635 by Diego Aragona Tavaglia; from the 18th century until 1812 it was a fief of the Pignatelli family, who increased its population with inhabitants from Racalmuto, Serradifalco and other nearby villages.

Churches (Caltanissetta Diocese) include the following:
S. Maria del Rosario (Chiesa Madre)

Families researched in these records include the following:

Links to other sites about Montedoro 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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