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Nissoria (Enna Province) is 30 km from Enna, alt. 691 m, in the Monti Erei, on the southeast slopes of the Cozzo dell'Edera, in the mid-valley of the River Salso, area 61.6 sq km, pop. 3,220, post-code 94010, tel. 0935. Economy: agriculture (cereals, grapes, olives, vegetables); artisan industries (olive presses, mills, precious metals).

Founded about the middle of the 18th century by Francesco Rodrigo Ventimiglia Pignatelli Moncada, who brought here inhabitants from the surrounding villages.

Churches (Nicosia Diocese) include the following:

San Giuseppe (Chiesa Madre)

Links to other sites about Nissoria 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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