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Torregrotta (Messina Province) is 34 km from Messina, alt. 44 m, in the hinterland of the Gulf of Milazzo, area 4.2 sq km, pop. 6,360, post-code 98040, tel. 090. Economy: agriculture, brickworks, service industries.

This is a country town which used to be part of the fief of Roccavaldina, the town with which Torregrotta was associated until 1923, when it became an autonomous commune.

Churches (Messina Diocese) include the following:

S. Paolino (Chiesa Madre)
S. Maria Della Scala (Scala -suburb of Torregrotta)

Links to other sites about Torregrotta 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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