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Santa Caterina Villarmosa (Caltanissetta Province) is 20 km from Caltanissetta, alt. 606 m, in the hill country between the Rivers Platani and Salso, on the northeast slopes of Monte delle Rocche, area 75.10 sq km, pop. 6,503, post-code 93018, tel. 0934. Economy: agriculture, (cereals, almonds, olives), hand-made embroidery.
In 1299 Frederick II of Aragon defeated Philip of Taranto in the territory of Santa Caterina Villarmosa.
The town was founded in 1601 by Giulio Grimaldi, Baron of Risigallo.
Churches (Caltanissetta Diocese) include the following:
Families researched in these records include the following:
Links to other sites about Santa Caterina Villarmosa include:
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