Province o Enna

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Province o Enna
Province
Map heichlichtin the location o the province o Enna in Italy
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Region Sicily
Caipital(s) Enna
Comuni 20
Government
 • Preses Giuseppe Monaco
Area
 • Total 2,562 km2 (989 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 176,959
 • Density 69/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 94000-94100
Telephone prefix 0935, 0934
Vehicle registration EN
ISTAT 086

Enna (Italian: Provincia di Enna; Sicilian: Pruvincia di Enna) is a province in the autonomous island region o Sicily in Italy. Its caipital is the ceety o Enna.

It haes an aurie o 2,562 km², an a total population o 177,200 (2001). There are 20 comunes (Italian: comuni) in the province[1], see Comunes o the Province o Enna. At June 30, 2005, the main comunes bi population are:

Comune Population
Enna 29,070
Piazza Armerina 21,711
Nicosia 14,719
Leonforte 14,006
Barrafranca 12,985
Troina 9,842
Valguarnera Caropepe 8,545
Agira 8,247
Regalbuto 7,706
Pietraperzia 7,350
Centuripe 5,779
Villarosa 5,497
Aidone 5,387
Assoro 5,356

The Preses o the Province is Cataldo salerno.

Interestin places an tourist steids[eedit | eedit soorce]

The province o Enna haes lots o interestin steids, places an events for the naitional an internaitional tourism:

  • Villa Romana del Casale, in Piazza Armerina, a huge auncient Roman "villa", whaur there are mony well preservit Roman mosaics, the maist important mosaic seestem in the Roman warld o that time;
  • Morgantina, an auncient toun that constitutes the maist important aircheological aurie in Central Sicily, whose fynds are locatit in mony big museums aw ower the warld: Malibu, Los Angeles, Californie; New York; Musée du Louvre, Paris; an the Aircheological Museum o Aidone, the commune in which Morgantina is locatit.
  • Castello di Lombardia, in Enna, the biggest castle o Sicily: it haed 20 touers centuries ago, but nou it haes 6 touers, an amang these there is Torre Pisana, a vera big touer affordin an extensive panoramic vista o the surroondin kintraside;
  • Duomo o Enna, a noteworthy cathedral built in the 13t century;
  • Museo Alessi in Enna, a museum which hosts the exhibitions o the Treseaur o Enna's Oor Lady an her croun, made wi gowd.
  • The Cathedral o Piazza Armerina, characterizit bi a huge green dome.
  • Lake Pergusa, in Enna: it haes a forest inside a wildlife reserve, where thoosans o rare birds can be foond.
  • The Autodromo di Pergusa, that is the maist important racin circuit o Soothren Italy: it hostit an still hosts internaitional competitions, such as Formula Ane, Formula 3000, an the Ferrari Party wi Michael Schumacher an ither champions;
  • Regalbuto: here, in 2009, the biggest theme park in Europe will be built.
  • In the province o Enna there are mony castles, cathedrals, kirks an interestin aircheological auries, 8 lakes, mony natur reserves an forests.

In Enna, for Guid Friday, there is a procession, an on 2 Julie is held the Enna's Oor Lady feast; Piazza Armerina, on 11, 12 an 13 August, is seat o the Palio dei Normanni, an auncient an tradeetional feast whose protagonists are the horses.

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]