Erice

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Erice
Comune di Erice
View o Erice
View o Erice
Erice is locatit in Italy
Erice
Erice
Location o Erice in Italy
Coordinates: 38°2′13″N 12°35′11″E / 38.03694°N 12.58639°E / 38.03694; 12.58639
KintraItaly
RegionSicily Sicily
ProvinceTrapani (TP)
FrazioniBallata, Casa Santa, Crocefissello, Napola, Pizzolungo, Rigaletta, San Cusumano, Torretta
Govrenment
 • MayorIgnazio Sanges (since November 26, 2001)
Area
 • Total47 km2 (18 sq mi)
Elevation
751 m (2,464 ft)
Population
 (30 November 2005)
 • Total28,880
 • Density610/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Ericini
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
0923
Dialin code91016
Patron sauntSS. Mary o Custonaci
WebsiteOffeecial wabsteid

Erice (Italian pronunciation: [ˈɛːritʃe], Sicilian: Èrici) is a historic toun an comune in the province o Trapani in Sicily, Italy.

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Erice is locatit on top o Munt Erice, at aroond 750m abuin sea level, owerleukin the ceety o Trapani, the law wastren coast towards Marsala, the dramatic Punta del Saraceno an Capo San Vito tae the north-east, an the Aegadian Islands on Sicily's north-wastren coast, providin spectacular views.

The borderin municipalities are Buseto Palizzolo, Paceco, Trapani, Valderice an Custonaci. The hamlets (frazioni) are Ballata, Casa Santa, Crocefissello, Napola, Pizzolungo, Rigaletta, San Cusumano an Torretta.

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