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Catenanuova
Comune
Comune di Catenanuova (Enna)
Catenanuova panorama.jpg
Catenanuova is locatit in Italy
Catenanuova
Catenanuova
Location o Catenanuova in Italy
Coordinates: 37°34′N 14°41′E / 37.567°N 14.683°E / 37.567; 14.683
Kintra Italy
Region Sicily
Province Enna (EN)
Govrenment
 • Mayor Aldo Biondi
Aurie
 • Total 11.17 km2 (4.31 sq mi)
Elevation 170 m (560 ft)
Population (2009)
 • Tot 5,094
 • Density 460/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Catenanuovesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Simmer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 94010
Dialin code 0935
Patron saunt St. Prosper
Saunt day Last Sunday in September

Catenanuova (Sicilian: Catinanova) is a toun an comune in the province o Enna, in the region o Sicily in soothren Italy. It belangs tae the Diocese o Nicosia.

Geografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

Catenanuova is locatit in the island o Sicily, in the Dittaino glen, 38 km (24 mi) east frae its province-toun Enna an 35 km (22 mi) wast frae Catania. It is connectit tae Catania an Palermo bi baith railwey an the A19 heich-gate.

Climate[eedit | eedit soorce]

Catenanuova's ambient temperatur an rainfaw are recordit bi a remote telemetry station operatit bi Sicily's Depairtment o Watter an Waste,[1] which on 10 August 1999 measured a maximum o 48.5 °C (119.3 °F).[2] Housomeivver, Catenanuova is no a World Meteorological Organization surface station – the nearest bein c.37 km (23 mi) awa at Enna[3][4] – an the WMO's offeecially recognised European maximum is 48.0 °C (118.4 °F), recordit on 10 Julie 1977 in Athens, Greece.[5]

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

Catenanuova wis foondit atween 1727 an 1733 bi Andrea Giuseppe Riggio-Statella, Prince o Aci Catena, tae fulfil the last wishes o his mither, the Baroness Anna Maria Statella (dee'd 1717) who wantit "tae revive happy memories of childhood" efter the 1693 Sicily earthquake haed decimated her husband's faimily.[6] A notarisit document datit 9 Februar 1733 attests tae the existence o Catenanuova at that date.[6] Atween 1731 an 1736 Catenanuova became a smaw urban centre wi full autonomy. The name o the toun derivit frae Aci Catena an chyngit frae Terra della Nuova Catena tae Catena la Nuova tae the present Catenanuova.

Economy[eedit | eedit soorce]

Catenanuova is classifee'd as landwart municipality.[7] The main activities are agricultur (wheat, citrus, vegetables), an craft manufacturin (in airn an firth). The entrepreneurship index o Catenanuova wis 43.27/1000 pop in 2001.[8]

Demografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

The average age in Catenanuova is 38.0 years for males, 39.9 years for females, an 39.0 years for the whole population (updatit 1 Januar 2010).[9] Females represent 51% o Catenanuova population, while males are 49% o it (updatit 1 Januar 2010).[9] Population belaw 18 years o age is 22.6% for males, 20.1% for females, an 21.4% for the whole population (updatit 1 Januar 2010).[9] Population ower 65 years o age is 13.9% for males, 17.2% for females, an 15.6% for the whole population (updatit 1 Januar 2010).[9]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Alert zone H". Osservatorio delle Acque (Water Monitoring) Real-time data. Dipartimento dell'Acqua e dei Rifiuti. Retrieved 2011-02-04. 
  2. "Table I – Daily temperature readings". Osservatorio delle Acque (Water Monitoring) Annual data. Dipartimento dell'Acqua e dei Rifiuti. 1999. p. 60. Retrieved 2011-02-04. 
  3. "WMO Publication No. 9, Volume A, Observing Stations". World Meteorological Organization. 
  4. "Weather reports worldwide: Enna (16450)". MeteoGroup. Retrieved 2011-02-04. 
  5. "Europe: Highest Temperature". World Weather / Climate Extremes Archive. World Meteorological Organization. Retrieved 2011-02-04. 
  6. 6.0 6.1 "Comune di Catenanuova, storia e turismo". Comune di Catenanuova (EN). 
  7. ISTAT (Italian National Institute of Statistics). "Statistical Atlas of Municipalities. 2009 edition" (included CD-Rom). ISBN 978-88-458-1630-7
  8. "Atlante Socioeconomico della Sicilia". Regione Sicilia, Atlante Statistico della Regione Sicilia. 
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 9.3 ISTAT (Italian National Institute of Statistics). "Statistiche demografiche ISTAT".

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