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Spadafora (Messina Province) is 29 km from Messina, alt. 6 m, on the coast of the Gulf of Milazzo, area 10.3 sq km, pop. 5,292, post-code 98048, tel. 090. Economy: agriculture, brickworks and packing material.

Founded 1737 by Gualtiero Spadafora in the ancient fief of San Martino, which had already belonged to his familiy since the mid-15th century.

Of interest: The baronial palace.

Churches (Messina Diocese) include the following:

Santi Giuseppe e Martino (Chiesa Madre)

Links to other sites about Spadafora 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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