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Ucria (Messina Province) is 121 km from Messina, alt. 710 m , in the northern Nebrodi, on the west slopes of Rocca del Paggio, on the left of the River Sinagra, area 26.2 sq km, pop. 1,587, post-code 98060, tel. 0941. Agricultural economy.

Of ancient medieval origin, it belonged to the fief of the Perollo family, and subsequently to the Ventimiglias, the Peraltas and Marchettis.

The Chiesa Madre contains a statue of Our Lady of the Annunciation (early 16th century)

Churches (Messina Diocese) include the following:
Santi Sebastiano e Antonio di Padova (Cavaliere - suburb of Ucria)

Churches (Patti Diocese) include the following:
S. Pietro Apostolo (Chiesa Madre)

Families researched in this area include the following:

Links to other sites about Ucria 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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