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Torretta (Palermo Province) is 18 km. from Palermo, alt. 325 m., between Monte Cozzo di Rugo to the northeast and Monte Tre Pizzi to the Southwest, area 25.4 sq. km., pop. over 3300, post code 90040, tel. 091. Economy: agriculture (vineyards, olives), wood handicraft.

The modern town was founded in 1636 by Enrico Troina. Numerous prehistoric finds have been found nearby.

Churches (Monreale Diocese) include the following:
Maria SS. delle Grazie (Chiesa Madre, 17th century)

Links to other sites about Torretta 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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