Palermo

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Palermo
Comune
Comune di Palermo
Clockwise frae top: Quattro Canti in Maqueda Street, San Domenico Church, Pretoria Square an Santa Caterina Kirk, an view o dountoun Palermo frae Munt Pellegrino
Palermo is located in Italy
Palermo
Palermo
Location o Palermo in Italy
Coordinates: 38°07′N 13°22′E / 38.117°N 13.367°E / 38.117; 13.367Coordinates: 38°07′N 13°22′E / 38.117°N 13.367°E / 38.117; 13.367
Kintra Italy
Region Sicily
Province Palermo (PA)
Foondit 736 BC
Government
 • Mayor Leoluca Orlando (IdV)
Area
 • Total 158.9 km2 (61.4 sq mi)
Elevation 14 m (46 ft)
Population (31 December 2011)
 • Total 654,121
 • Density 4,100/km2 (11,000/sq mi)
Demonym Palermitani
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 90100
Diallin code 091
Patron saunt Saunt Rosalia
Saunt day 15 Julie
Website Offeecial wabsteid

Palermo Aboot this soond listen  (Italian pronunciation: [paˈlɛrmo], Sicilian: Palermu, Laitin: Panormus, frae Greek: Πάνορμος, Panormos, Arabic: بلرم‎, Balerm) is a historic ceety in Soothren Italy, the caipital o baith the autonomous region o Sicily an the Province o Palermo. The ceety is notit for its rich history, cultur, airchitectur an gastronomy, playin an important role throughoot muckle o its existence; it is ower 2,700 years auld. Palermo is locatit in the northwast o the island o Sicily, richt bi the Gulf o Palermo in the Tyrrhenian Sea.

Twin touns — sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Palermo is twinned wi:

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Gdańsk Official Website: 'Miasta partnerskie'" (in Polish & English). © 2009 Urząd Miejski w Gdańsku. Retrieved 2009-07-11. 
  2. "Tbilisi Municipal Portal – Sister Cities". © 2009 – Tbilisi City Hall. Retrieved 2009-06-16.