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Portopalo di Capo Passero (Siracusa Province) is 57 km from Siracusa, alt. 20 m, on the southeast tip of Sicily, opposite the Isle of Capo Passero, area 14.9 sq km, pop. 4,264, post-code 96010, tel. 0931. Economy: fishing, tourism.

Founded quite recently, in the early 19th century, it became an independent commune in 1975, having been a ward of Pachino.

It is a fishing village and also a popular summer holiday resort, from which it is easy to reach Modica, Ragusa, Noto and Siracusa.

Churches (Noto Diocese) include the following:

S. Gaetano (Chiesa Madre)

Links to other sites about Portopalo di Capo Passero include:

Sicilian Net
Sicily Web
Italian Wikipedia
Italian Towns
Italian Postal Codes

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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